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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Title: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern
Ireland

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UK is the fourth largest country in the world
(after Russia, Canada and China).
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It occupies the northwester coast of continental
Europe
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The total area of the country is 242,5 thousand
sq km
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UK borders with Ireland, France, the Netherlands,
Belgium, Scandinavian countries (sea borders).
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UK is made up of 4 historic parts England,
Scotland , Wales and Northern Ireland.
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The capital of the country is London
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If we look at the map, we can see the lowlands
and the highlands.The lowlands are in the
England.The highlands are in the North-West of
the country in Scotland. The highest peak is Ben
Nevis . It is located in the Highland of
Scotland (1,343 metres).
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The longest river The Severn (354 kilometres).
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The largest lake is Lough Neagh in Nothern
Ireland (382 square kilometres).
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