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Geography Statistics of United Kingdom

United Kingdom's Information

Flag of United Kingdom
Land Area 241,930 km2
Water Area 1,680 km2
Total Area 243,610km2 (#78)
Population 64,430,428 (#22)
Population Density 266.32/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm
GDP (PPP) $2,790.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $42,500
Currency Pound (GBP)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 12,429 km (7,723 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 93,409 sq miles (241,930 sq km)
    (water) 649 sq miles (1,680 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 94,058 sq miles (243,610 sq km)

    To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq mi (miles)
    use our converter

  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales divide themselves into a wide variety of boroughs, cities, council areas, counties and districts. For specific divisions of same, please refer to each.
  • Regions Map
  • Horizontal Width: 437 km (271 miles) from the far western coastline of Wales, directly east to Ipswich
  • Vertical Length: 967 km (600 miles) from the far northern edge of mainland Scotland to the southwestern tip of England, just west of Falmouth

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections

  • Bordering Countries: (1) Ireland
  • Geographic Center: unknown
  • Highest Point: Ben Nevis, 1,343 meters (4,406 ft)
  • Lowest Point: The very low region of marsh area called The Fens, or Fenlands (-4 meters) (-13 ft)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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England London England
Northern Ireland Belfast Northern Ireland
Scotland Edinburgh Scotland
Wales Cardiff Wales

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