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The United Kingdom is an island located in Europe. It borders the North Sea, English channel, and the Atlantic Ocean. The United Kingdom consists of Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and England. It’s about twice the size of New York state.
England is the most populated area, with 49 million people living there. Many of these people live in southern England, near London. London is the capital of the United Kingdom, and is home to about 7.6 million people!
The United Kingdom is often called Britain or simply the UK. The official languages in the United Kingdom are English, Welsh, and a Scottish form of Gaelic.
The industrial revolution was born in the United Kingdom in the 18th century, making it the first industrialized nation.
The currency of the United Kingdom is the British pound. The total population is estimated to be about 65 million people!
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