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General Information about United Kingdom

The United Kingdom which includes England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Also part of the United Kingdom are crown dependencies which are the Isle of Man, Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney and Sark. The United Kingdom is home to over 60,587,300 people and has the twenty first largest population in the world

There is such a diverse selection of languages spoken in the United Kingdom with English being the main language. Other languages include Welsh, Cornish, Scottish Gaelic, and Irish. Christianity is the most common practice religion in the United Kingdom before Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Judaism.

Most people think of London as the first city to visit in the United Kingdom, however there are so many other interesting places that should be visited. Be sure to visit all of the major cities in the United Kingdom as this will allow you to really experience all of the United Kingdom. These cities are Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Belfast, Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham, Newcastle, and Glasgow.

The architecture of all of these spectacular cities does vary and as you visit each city you will be treated to a different experience each time. There are many important places to visit in the United Kingdom which are the York Minster Cathedral in York, the Roman baths and the Georgian architecture in Bath. If you are a fan of Shakespeare then a trip to Stratford Upon Avon where you will see Shakespeare's birthplace should not be missed. If its more boat that your interested then the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the place to be which features three of the most important ships ever built. The list is endless of monumental and historical features to see in all the United Kingdom that its best to explore each major city before moving onto the next.

Getting around the United Kingdom is easy with airports in most of the major cities. There are also many train stations with regular trains connecting to many cities. Other means of transport are via car, bus or boat.

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