United Kingdom

United Kingdom
United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Island Key Sectors

  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Services
  • Construction
  • Digital
  • Tourism

Island Description

The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe. England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture. England is also home to the site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.

Island Key Facts

Official Name: United Kingdom
Capital: London
Area: 242,495 km²
Continent: Europe
Population: 65.14 million (2015)
Languages: English
Currency: Pound Sterling

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