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United Kingdom - GB / GBR

Name United Kingdom (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes GB / GBR
Continent Europe
Continent code EU
Capital London
Area 24193
DD coordinates 55.361761 / -3.443324
DMS coordinates 55°21'42.34" N / -3°26'35.97" W
UTM coordinates 30U 471897.0477648 6135138.4690021
Total cities 10842
Flag of United Kingdom

United Kingdom location on map

Information about United Kingdom

United Kingdom is a part of the Europe continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for United Kingdom, is GB.

It's territory covers an area of 24193 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from London, the capital city of United Kingdom. On nationwide level, English is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as British. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 394428 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 16837 km. United Kingdom merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 3200 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 44 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use GBP as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in United Kingdom live according to the Europe/London time zone, which is also the one used in London.

More facts

Official languages English
Nationalities British
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .uk
Phone codes 44
Currencies GBP
Life expectancy males Ø 79,5 years
Life expectancy females Ø 83,1 years
Birthrate 11,0 ‰
Deathrate 9,3 ‰
Males/Females 49,4%/50,6%

Where to fly from United Kingdom

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
London (GB) - Amsterdam (NL) STN AMS U2 3001 0 0 75 147,00$
London (GB) - New York (US) LHR EWR UA 921 0 0 500 1 805,00$
London (GB) - Paris (FR) LHR CDG BA 326 0 0 85 162,00$
Edinburgh (GB) - Paris (FR) EDI BVA FR 9307 0 0 100 22,00$
Edinburgh (GB) - Dublin (IE) EDI DUB FR 817 0 0 60 22,00$
Glasgow (GB) - Dublin (IE) GLA DUB FR 5773 0 0 60 32,00$
Edinburgh (GB) - Dublin (IE) EDI DUB EI 3257 0 0 80 108,00$
London (GB) - Dublin (IE) STN DUB FR 271 0 0 75 148,00$
London (GB) - Copenhagen (DK) LGW CPH D8 3513 0 0 110 76,00$
London (GB) - Brussels (BE) - - 9F 9114 0 0 116 145,00$
Updated 30.09.2022

GB economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 894,22 bn $
Importations 924,90 bn $
Budget deficit 65320 M $
Tourism receipts 48,52 bn $
Gross debt 2488,31 bn $
Unemployment rate 4,3%
Inflation rate 1,74%
Corruption index 77 (good)
Energy consumption 309,2 bn kWh

GB land use

24% Urban areas 58699 km²
71% Agricultural areas 172573 km²
13% Forest 31669 km²
0% Water areas 1680 km²

GB transport

Roadways 394428 km
Railways 16837 km
Waterways 3200 km
Commercial harbors 1426
Airports 990

United Kingdom cities by first letter

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From United Kingdom to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 11307 km
MAC Flag of Macao Macao Asia - 9553 km
TKM Flag of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Asia Ashgabat 4906 km
TWN Flag of Taiwan Taiwan Asia Taipei 9791 km
VEN Flag of Venezuela Venezuela South America Caracas 8036 km
AND Flag of Andorra Andorra Europe - 1471 km
AIA Flag of Anguilla Anguilla North America - 6446 km
ATA Flag of Antarctica Antarctica Antarctica - 13902 km
ASM Flag of American Samoa American Samoa Oceania Pago Pago 15320 km
ALA Flag of Aland Aland Europe Mariehamn 1501 km

There are many ways to find how far is United Kingdom (GB) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From United Kingdom to Haversine
North pole 3852 km 2393 mil
Equator 6164 km 3830 mil
South pole 16163 km 10044 mil

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41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between United Kingdom and New Zealand is 18650 kilometers or 11589 miles.
The most smallest distances between United Kingdom and Isle of Man is 145 kilometers or 90 miles.
We found information about 10842 cities.
The capital of GB is London with population in 2022 over 10979000 people.
The area of United Kingdom (GB) is 24193 square kilometers.
Yes, United Kingdom is part of the continent of Europe.
Official name of GB is The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
United Kingdom has approximately 990 airports.