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  • United Kingdom

    ondon is the capital of the United Kingdom. It ranks as one of the world?s most historic cities‚ tracing its roots back nearly 2000 years. London has long been a great world port and trading center. The port of London consists of two huge docks and 43 miles of wharves along the Thames River. London also has a remarkable transportation system. Expressways‚ and underground and surface railways carry more than one million commuters between the outlying areas and central London each workday. More than

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    The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland‚ called the United Kingdom‚ GB or UK‚ is a sovereign state in Western Europe. It is made up of four countries: England‚ Northern Ireland‚ Scotland and Wales.[10] It is a member of the European Union‚ the United Nations‚ the Commonwealth‚ NATO and the G8. It has the sixth largest economy in the world.[11][12] About 61 million people live in the UK. Most people in the UK speak English. There are four native languages other than English. They

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  • The Monarchy of the United Kingdom

    of the United Kingdom (commonly referred to as the British monarchy) is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom and its overseas territories. The present monarch‚ Elizabeth II‚ has reigned since 6 February 1952. She and her immediate family undertake various official‚ ceremonial and representational duties. As a constitutional monarch‚ the Queen is limited to non-partisan functions such as bestowing honours. Though the ultimate executive authority over the government of the United Kingdom

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    DEMOGRAPHICS OF UNITED KINGDOM: It is the third-largest in the European Union (behind Germany and France) and the 22nd-largest in the world. Population: The estimated population of the United Kingdom in the 2011 census was 63.182 million of whom • 31.029m were men & • 32.153m women. Population Density: Its overall population density is one of the highest in the world at 256 people per square kilometer‚ due to the particularly high population density in England. Literacy Rate: The United Kingdom’s

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  • United Kingdom Economy

    11-06-2013 UNITED KINGDOM The United Kingdom is the sixth largest economy in the world‚ and the third largest in Europe after Germany and France. London is the world’s second largest financial center after New York. The most important industries of the economy of Great Britain are the aerospace industry and the pharmaceutical industry. This economy is boosted by its oil and gas reserves. The currency of the UK is the pound sterling‚ which is also

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  • Sport in the United Kingdom

    Sport in the United Kingdom Claudia Weinsheimer‚ Simon Bracon‚ Thaís Fernández‚ Claudia Weinsheimer‚ Luc Tamarelle Horseracing Horseracing is an equestrian sport‚ founded by Charles the II of England. Also referred to as the sport of Kings due to the costs involved‚ it is a very popular spectator sport in Britain. Annual attendance at the racecourses exceeds six million and the sport is in the top in terms of media coverage. The two types of racing are National Hunt racing and Flat racing

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  • The Constitution of the United Kingdom

    The Constitution of the United Kingdom is creaking.  Based on unwritten conventions and an ineffectual separation of powers the government fails to be truly accountable.  The House of Lords remains an anachronism and our membership of the European Union raises fundamental questions relating to the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty.  Discuss. There are several arguments applicable to the context of the constitution of the United Kingdom (UK); the effect of the UK constitution not being composed

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  • United Kingdom: Quiz

    1. What is the name of the first inhabitants of the British Isles? The Iberians or Megalithic men arrived from the region of the Mediterranean and inhabited the island between 3000 and 2000 BC 2. What part of Europe Off the north-west coast of continental Europe 3. When was the battle at Hastings? 14 October 1066 4. What is the current UK population? More than 62 millions. 5. Longest river in the UK Severn (220 miles). Flows to the South. 6. Name the longest river in the British

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  • A Particular Research of the United Kingdom

    Theoretical introduction to the United Kingdom characteristics supported by data interpreted as descriptive statistics and graphic elements. p Instituto Politecnico de Braganca A particular research of the United Kingdom The report contains statistics rates with relevant explanations. Prepared by Karyna Radzykhovska and Viktor Darii‚ November 2012. Demography and Geography Location: Western Europe‚ consisting of Great Britain (England‚ Wales‚ and Scotland ) and Northern Ireland;

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  • Pound Sterling and United Kingdom

    BBC CLAIM CENTRE UK 46 Bush Road‚ Off Stamford Line PE92YP‚ Liverpool England‚ United Kingdom. Tell- + 447014245463 E-mail: bbcclaimcentreuk@live.co.uk This is to inform you that your Email Address has won you Five Hundred Thousand

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