United Kingdom Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: A typical family will eat three main meals per day. Breakfast will usually take place at 7 AM, lunch at 1... More
  • Family: Most English families are small, with one or two children. About 80% of families with children are two-parent families and... More
  • Fashion: Typically, men wear a suit and tie or smarter pants and shirts. A woman wears a jacket and skirt/pants, although... More
  • Visiting: Upon leaving one would give a handshake/hug and a wave as they depart. Upper and upper-middle class people would give... More

United Kingdom Facts

United Kingdom stats

Capital London
Government Type constitutional monarchy and Commonwealth realm
Population 63,395,574
Total Area 94,058 Square Miles
243,610 Square Kilometers
Location Western Europe, islands - including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland - between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea; northwest of France
Language English

note: the following are recognized regional languages: Scots (about 30% of the population of Scotland), Scottish Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland), Welsh (about 20% of the population of Wales), Irish (about 10% of the population of Northern Ireland), Cornish (some 2,000 to 3,000 in Cornwall)

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