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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 : City of London, London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Bristol, Manchester.

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
City of London7,556,9002 km
London7,556,9000 km
Birmingham984,333163 km
Glasgow610,268556 km
Liverpool468,945287 km
Leeds455,123272 km
Sheffield447,047228 km
Edinburgh435,791534 km
Bristol430,713171 km
Manchester395,515262 km
Leicester339,239143 km
Islington319,1433 km
Coventry308,313138 km
Hull302,296249 km
Cardiff302,139212 km
Bradford299,310277 km
Belfast274,770518 km
Stoke-on-Trent260,419218 km
Wolverhampton252,791182 km
Plymouth247,297309 km
Nottingham246,654175 km
Southampton246,201112 km
Reading244,07059 km
Derby235,029182 km
Bexley228,00020 km
Dudley199,059174 km
Northampton197,32298 km
Portsmouth194,150104 km
Luton193,66946 km
Newcastle upon Tyne192,382398 km
Preston190,687306 km
Sutton187,60018 km
Milton Keynes184,50674 km
Aberdeen183,790640 km
Sunderland177,965387 km
Norwich177,636158 km
Walsall172,141175 km
Swansea170,883264 km
Bournemouth163,600151 km
Southend-on-Sea163,37758 km
Swindon155,432115 km
Oxford154,56683 km
Dundee151,592583 km
Poole150,092158 km
Huddersfield149,017263 km
York144,202280 km
Ipswich143,767107 km
Blackpool143,101324 km
Middlesbrough142,707349 km
Bolton141,331279 km
Peterborough140,141119 km
Stockport139,052253 km
Brighton139,00176 km
Telford138,241205 km
West Bromwich135,618170 km
Slough134,07233 km
Gloucester128,721151 km
Cambridge128,48879 km
Watford125,70725 km
Rotherham117,618230 km
Newport117,326199 km
Exeter113,118253 km
Eastbourne112,90687 km
Mendip110,000176 km
Colchester109,41483 km
Dagenham108,36821 km
Crawley107,06144 km
Sutton Coldfield107,030165 km
Blackburn106,154296 km
Oldham104,782263 km
Woking103,93237 km
Cheltenham103,249142 km
Chelmsford102,67148 km
St Helens102,555279 km
Basildon101,36241 km
Gillingham101,18749 km
Worcester100,023163 km
Becontree100,00018 km
Worthing99,11079 km
Rochdale97,550272 km
Basingstoke96,34872 km
Solihull96,267152 km
Harlow94,36534 km
Bath93,238156 km
Southport93,044308 km
High Peak92,600238 km
Maidstone90,89452 km
Lincoln89,228193 km
Hastings89,10088 km
Darlington87,204349 km
Londonderry County Borough87,153616 km
Harrogate87,024292 km
Hartlepool86,713361 km
Bedford86,65874 km
Hemel Hempstead85,62935 km
Stevenage84,65144 km
St Albans84,56130 km
South Shields83,655398 km
Derry83,652616 km
Weston-super-Mare82,903199 km


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