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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the United Kingdom or the UK) is a constitutional monarchy comprising most of the British Isles, and is one of the world's wealthiest nations. The Union comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It occupies all of the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern portion of the island of Ireland and most of the remaining British Isles. It is important to remember that the Republic of Ireland is a completely separate country to the United Kingdom, seceding from the Union and gaining its independence in 1922. It counts Ireland, France, Belgium and Netherlands as its nearest neighbours.

The UK today is a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures, possessing a fascinating history and dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential in the wider world. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, the UK is still a popular destination for many travellers.

The capital and largest city of the United Kingdom is London. London hotel and theatre deals are easy to come by, make time to see one of the best selling shows like Wicked, Mamma Mia or the Lion King. 

Locals of the United Kingdom, can find great Heathrow Airport Parking deals on HolidayExtras.co.uk.


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Top Group Trips in United Kingdom

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Top Group Trips in Western Europe

Backpacking in Europe Summer 2014!

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I'm trying to get a group of people together to go backpacking in Europe in summer 2014 for about 2 months or so. I'm pretty fl... more

Interrail 2014

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Euro-Trip July 2014 (Flexible Planning)

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Hi, This is going to be very fun trip. The trip currently is not planned at all. I am looking for another 1 or 2 co-globetrot... more

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Hi there! I am looking for a couple people who are interested in traveling around europe for about 3 months or so this summer. ... more

Vital Stats

Region Info Western Europe
Population 401.1 million
Highest Altitude 4,810 m
Mont Blanc, France 15,781 ft
Lowest Altitude -7 m
Lammefjord, Denmark -23 ft
Lowest Temperature -66.0 °C
North Ice, Greenland (1954) -86.8 °F
Highest Temperature 47.4 °C
Amareleja, Portugal (2003) 117.3 °F

Travel Trivia

In which country does the Himalaya NOT reside?

Trivia: In which country does the Himalaya NOT reside?

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