Located in the continent of Europe, United Kingdom covers 241,930 square kilometers of land and 1,680 square kilometers of water, making it the 80th largest nation in the world with a total area of 243,610 square kilometers.
The United Kingdom was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1066. The population of The United Kingdom is 63,047,162 (2012) and the nation has a density of 261 people per square kilometer.
The dialing code for the country is 44 and the top level internet domain for British sites is .gb, .uk.
To learn more, visit our detailed United Kingdom section.
|Density||260.6 / km2 ( 675.0 / mi2 )|
|GDP||2,940,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||46,632 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||241,930 km2 (93,410 mi2)|
|Water Area||1,680 km2 (649 mi2)|
What is the capital of The United Kingdom?
London is the capital city of United Kingdom. It has a population of 7,556,900, and is located on a latitue of 51.51 and longitude of -0.13.
London is also the political center of United Kingdom, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About London, the Capital Of The United Kingdom
|Country||The United Kingdom|
|Elevation||25 meters over sea level|
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