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United Kingdom overview

United Kingdom is a country in Europe and his population is 62,348,447 inhabitants over an area of 244,820 km2. United Kingdom capital is London and his main time zone (in capitale) is Europe/London.

United Kingdom iso 3166 codes are GB (alpha-2), GBR (alpha-3) and 826 (numeric). United Kingdom FIPS code is UK. United Kingdom currency is Pound and the dialing code is +44.

United Kingdom postal format is : AA9 9AA ( Postcode).

Administrative divisions in United Kingdom : 12 Overseas Territories, 4 Constituent countries, 3 Crown Dependencies, 26 District Council areas, 32 Council areas, 9 Regions, 22 Principal areas, 27 Shire counties, 56 Unitary Authorities, 6 Metropolitan counties, 2863 Wards, 201 Non-metropolitan districts, 33 London boroughs, 36 Metropolitan boroughs.

Largest cities in United Kingdom are : London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham, Sheffield, Bristol, Glasgow, Leicester, Edinburgh, Leeds.

Local time :
Local time
Capital :
London
Population :
62,348,447
Area :
244,820 km2
Iso code :
GB
dialing code :
44
Currency :
Pound

Largest cities in United Kingdom

CountryUnited Kingdom
ContinentEurope
CapitalLondon
Iso codesGB / GBR / 826
Time zoneEurope/London
Total area244,820 km2
Dialing code+44
CurrencyPound
Internet tld.uk
Postal format AA9 9AA
GDP2,490 billion dollars
GDP per capita39,937 dollars
Neighbours countriesIreland.

United Kingdom administrative levels

Administrative nameAdmin levelTotal
Overseas Territories Level 112
Constituent countries Level 14
Crown Dependencies Level 13
District Council areas Level 226
Council areas Level 232
Regions Level 29
Principal areas Level 222
Shire counties Level 327
Unitary Authorities Level 356
Metropolitan counties Level 36
Wards Level 42863
Non-metropolitan districts Level 4201
London boroughs Level 433
Metropolitan boroughs Level 436

Spoken languages in United Kingdom

Airports near London (Capital of United Kingdom)

AirportCityDistance
London City AirportLondon13 km
RAF NortholtLondon21 km
London Biggin Hill AirportLondon23 km
London Heathrow AirportLondon24 km
London Gatwick AirportLondon40 km
London Luton AirportLondon44 km
London Stansted AirportLondon49 km
Farnborough AirportFarnborough52 km
Blackbushe AirportYateley54 km
Southend AirportSouthend57 km

United Kingdom first administrative level


Largest cities in United Kingdom

CityPopulationDistance from London
London7,556,9000 km
Birmingham984,333163 km
Liverpool864,122287 km
Nottingham729,977175 km
Sheffield685,368228 km
Bristol617,280171 km
Glasgow591,620556 km
Leicester508,916143 km
Edinburgh464,990534 km
Leeds455,123272 km
Cardiff447,287212 km
Manchester395,515262 km
Stoke-on-Trent372,775218 km
Coventry359,262138 km
Sunderland335,415387 km
Birkenhead325,264287 km
Islington319,1433 km
Reading318,01459 km
Kingston upon Hull314,018249 km
Preston313,332305 km
Newport306,844199 km
Swansea300,352264 km
Bradford299,310277 km
Southend-on-Sea295,31058 km
Belfast274,770518 km
Derby270,468182 km
Plymouth260,203309 km
Luton258,01846 km
Wolverhampton252,791182 km
City of Westminster247,6141 km
Southampton246,201112 km
Blackpool239,409324 km
Milton Keynes229,94174 km
Bexley228,00020 km
Northampton215,96398 km
Archway215,6677 km
Norwich213,166158 km
Dudley199,059174 km
Aberdeen196,670640 km
Portsmouth194,150104 km
Newcastle upon Tyne192,382398 km
Sutton187,60018 km
Swindon185,609115 km
Crawley180,50844 km
Ipswich178,835107 km
Wigan175,405283 km
Croydon173,31414 km
Walsall172,141175 km
Mansfield171,958195 km
Oxford171,38083 km
Warrington165,456268 km
Slough163,77733 km
Bournemouth163,600151 km
Peterborough163,379119 km
Cambridge158,43479 km
Doncaster158,141234 km
York153,717280 km
Poole150,092157 km
Gloucester150,053151 km
Burnley149,422292 km
Huddersfield149,017263 km
Telford147,980205 km
Dundee147,710583 km
Blackburn146,521296 km
Basildon144,85941 km
Middlesbrough142,707349 km
Bolton141,331279 km
Stockport139,052253 km
Brighton139,00176 km
West Bromwich135,618170 km
Grimsby134,160229 km
Hastings133,42288 km
High Wycombe133,20445 km
Watford125,70725 km
Saint Peters125,370108 km
Burton upon Trent122,199178 km
Colchester121,85983 km
Eastbourne118,21987 km
Exeter117,763253 km
Rotherham117,618230 km
Cheltenham116,447142 km
Lincoln114,879193 km
Chesterfield113,057213 km
Chelmsford111,51148 km
Mendip110,000176 km
Dagenham108,36821 km
Basingstoke107,64272 km
Maidstone107,62752 km
Sutton Coldfield107,030165 km
Bedford106,94074 km
Oldham104,782263 km
Enfield Town103,97016 km
Woking103,93237 km
St Helens102,555279 km
Worcester101,659163 km
Gillingham101,18749 km
Becontree100,00018 km
Worthing99,11079 km
Rochdale97,550272 km
Solihull96,267152 km


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