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The United Kingdom is a sovereign country located on the west side of Europe. It comprises England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Often it’s also called Britain, related to the ancient Briton from the tribes who used to live there. The UK is quite picturesque, being surrounded by the North Sea, Atlantic Ocean, Celtic Sea, and the English Channel on all sides. Even though it comprises 93,600 square miles, it’s the 21st more populous country in the world today.
The UK has a temperate climate and gets a lot of rain throughout the year. Winters are generally mild, making almost any time of year a good time to visit, though some areas do have warmer temperature throughout the year.
The UK has preserved many of its cultural traditions. There are plenty of protected nature reserves and listed landmarks. Many national museums are free for everyone to enjoy. Even today, archaeologists are still finding artifacts from Roman, Celtic, and prehistoric times.
Don’t miss what each country has to offer in Britain:
- England: England is sprawled out a bit more than the other countries; making it imperative you carefully plan your itinerary. London is the capital city and the first stop when flying in. Other large cities include Manchester, Liverpool, Oxford, and Bristol. Bath is a quaint town from Roman times, and the ancient structure of Stonehenge is on many people to-do lists.
- Scotland: Scotland takes up about a third of the
The UK is also home to its professional football teams and many other national sports teams. You can sightsee in the day, and take in a show or game at night. The country has a vast railway network, making it simple travel from city to city.