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The U nited K ingdom
Royal coat of arms On all Acts of Parliament; the cover of all UK passports; various government departments; adapted for the reverse of coins of the pound sterling (2008)Acts of ParliamentUK passportscoins of the pound sterling Use
Capital The Capital and the biggest city of the UK is London.
languages Official: English Official: English Recognized:Irish, Ulster Scots, Scottish Recognized:Irish, Ulster ScotsScottish Regional languages:Gaelic, Scots, Welsh, Cornish Regional languagesGaelicScotsWelsh Cornish
Ethnic groups (2001) 92.1% White 4.0% South Asian 2.0% Black 1.2% Mixed 0.4% Chinese 0.4% OtherWhiteSouth AsianBlackMixedChineseOther
Government Parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy Parliamentary democracyconstitutional monarchy - Monarch Queen Elizabeth IIMonarchQueen Elizabeth II - Prime Minister Gordon Brown MP (L)Prime MinisterGordon BrownMPL
Population - 2009 estimate 61,113,205 (22nd) 22nd - 2001 census 58,789,194 - Density 246/km 2 (48th) 637/sq miDensity48th
Religion in the United Kingdom Christianity 71.8% Christianity No Religion 15.1% Religion not started 7.8% Islam 2.8% Islam Hinduism 1.0% Hinduism Sikhism 0.6% Sikhism Judaism 0.5% Judaism Buddhism 0.3% Buddhism
GPD GDP (PPP) 2008 estimate GDPPPP - Total $2.230 trillion (7th) 7th - Per capita $36,523 (18th)Per capita18th GDP (nominal) 2008 estimate GDP - Total $2.674 trillion (6th) 6th - Per capita $43,785 (20th)Per capita20th
Other Facts Currency Pound sterling (GBP) CurrencyPound sterlingGBP Time zone GMT (UTC+0) Time zoneGMTUTC - Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)DSTBSTUTC Drives on the left Drives on the Internet TLD.uk Internet TLD.uk Calling code 44 Calling code
Immigration Analysis of Office of National Statistics data shows that 2.3 million net migrants moved to the UK in the period 1991 to 2006,84 per cent of them from outside Europe. In 2008 it was predicted that migration would add 7 million to the UK population by 2031,though these figures are disputed.Office of National Statistics The latest official figures show that in the year to December 2008, net immigration to the UK was 118,000, down 44 percent on the previous year. 512,000 people migrated to the UK and 395,000 left in 2008.
Immigration British citizens living overseas (Dark color means more British citizens living in country)
Immigration Estimated foreign-born population by country of birth, April 2007–March 2008