About the U.K. The U.K. stands for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. U.K. is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
Capital city: London Population: 62,041,708 (2010 estimated) Currency: Pound sterling (GBP) Government: Constitutional Monarchy and Unitary Parliamentary Democracy Current Prime Minister: David Cameron (appointed in May. 2010) About the U.K.
Queen and Queen’s Family Queen is usually called “Her Majesty The Queen”. Queen Elizabeth II is head of state of the UK as well as of fifteen other Commonwealth countries.
Queen and Queen’s Family Related vocabulary about queen’s family KingQueen PrincePrincess Duke Duchess Prime minister
Buckingham Palace is open to the public during summer time. Queen’s official London residence. The Royal Residences Buckingham Palace
One of queen’s official residences and queen’s favorite home on weekends. The Royal Residences House of Windsor = Windsor Castle
British monarchy PoliticsPolitics Commonwealth realm prime minister: the UK's head of government. Come to the throne: the act of being a king or a queen.
Changing the guard at Buckingham Palace Big Ben Westminster Abbey River Thames British Museum 12345 Tourist spots
7 Stratford-Upon-Avon: Shakespeare’s birthplace 6 Windsor Castle 8 Shakespeare's Globe Theater 9 Oxford University, Cambridge University 10 York Cathedral