Britain is a
European island country. The island is located to the northwest of Europe and
is the largest of the British Isles. Simultaneously, it is also the largest
island in Europe and the eighth largest in the world. Europe, Britain is
separated by the English Channel, which is the narrow between the French and
the English town of Calais Dover (34 kilometers; 21 sweet). On the other hand,
Britain is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the North Sea, Celtic Sea, Strait of
St. George and the Irish Sea. Only land neighbor is Ireland.
The United Kingdom is 244,820 square kilometers (94,526 square miles). East and south of the country is mountainous terrain to the west and north are mountains.
Climate - moderate
Average temperatures - January (3,7 ° C); July (11,17 ° C)
Official language - English
Capital - London
Currency - pound (GBP)
Population - 60,441,457 people (2005)
Ethnicity - English - 77.3%, Scottish - 9.0%, Irish - 4.1%, Normans - 0.2%, Indo-Pakistanis - 1.9%, Jews - 0.8%
Religion - Roman Catholics - 10.9%, Orthodox - 0.1%, Muslims - 1.9%, Judaism - 0.8%, Hindus - 0.7%, other - 1.1%.
All times are UTC 0
Phone code: +44
Internet TLD .uk
In England, the contacts that are used with three terminals, the voltage is 240 volts AC with a frequency of 50 hertz. If you do not bring your adapter from Bulgaria, you can buy one from any supermarket for £ 0,75.
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND,
LONDON SW 7 5HL
186-188 Queen\'s Gate
Tel: (0044) 207 584 9400; 758413144
Fax: (0044) 207 584 49 48