The United Kingdom is the home of Europe's largest city and is embedded in the culture, vocabulary and dreams of English speakers worldwide.
The United Kingdom has a population of diverse backgrounds, given the variety of people who have settled here over the centuries. The majority of the population is Anglo-Saxon which is predominantly German/ Scandinavian in origin. Since the middle of last century there has been significant immigration from many ex-colonies.
The United Kingdom has a positive view on increasing multicultural population of the country with the number of people immigrating to the United Kingdom increasing every year
UK is made up of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland , and is one of the 25 member states of the European Union (EU).
- Location : Western Europe, islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France
- Area :244,820 sq km
- Population : 60,441,457
- Main States :London , Edinburgh , Bristol , Belfast , Plymouth , Cardiff , Glasgow , Liverpool and Manchester.