United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
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Flag of Great Britain (1707-1800) Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom
Flag Coat of Arms

Dieu et mon droit (English)
("God and my right")

Anthem "God Save the Queen"
Capital and largest city London
Other cities Manchester, Dublin, Glasgow, Plymouth
  others Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Religion Christianity (Anglicanism)
Ethnic Group English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish
Demonym British
Government Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Queen Elizabeth II
  Royal house: House of Windsor
Prime Minister Theresa May
Area 315,093 km²
Population 70,000,000 
Established 1707: Acts of Union
Currency Pound sterling
Time Zone UTC+0
  summer UTC+1
Calling Code +44
Internet TLD .uk
Organizations United Nations
European Union
 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland is a island nation in Western Europe.