The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Nothern Ireland.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Nothern Ireland is one of the smallest countries in the world.
It occupies the British Isles, which lie off the north-west coast of europe.
The total area of the country is 244 thousand sq km.
It borders Ireland. It sea borders are France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Scandinavian countries.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Nothern Ireland is made up of four historical parts. They are: England, Scotland, Wales and Nothern Ireland.
The capital of the country is London. The largest cities are: Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh, sheffield, Belfast, Newcastle, Cardiff.
If we look at the map, we can see the lowlands and the highlands. The lowlands are in the southern part of the country. The highlands are in the nothern part of the country.
The highest peak is Ben Nevis. It is located in the Scottish Highland.
The longest river is the Severn, 354 kilometres.
The largest lake is Lough Neagh in Nothern Ireland.