United Kingdom

Capital: London
Area: 244 110 sq km
Population: 60 270 708 (2004)
Official Language: English, Welsh (in Wales), Scottish form of Gaelic (in Scotland)
Currency: 1 British pound (GBP) = 100 pence
International Phone Code:  +44
Internet Country Code: .uk
The Highest Point: Ben Nevis (1343 m)
The Longest River: Severn (354 km)
The Biggest Lake: Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland (396 sq km)

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