Description about Map :-Great Britain refers to England, Scotland, and Wales put together; the official name of UK is the ‘United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’. The Map of Britain points to the most important cities in Britain including London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Coventry, Swansea, Bristol, Norwich, Oxford, and Southampton. Great Britain is one of the most visited parts of the world and its greatest tourist attractions are St David’s Cathedral, Hay on Wye, Powis Castle & Garden, Portmeirion, Caernarfon Castle, National Museum of Scotland, the Culross Palace, Wallace Monument, the Edinburgh Zoo, Loch Lomond Shores, Stonehenge, Castle Howard, York Minster, Warwick Castle, Statford-upon Avon, Blenheim Palace, and the Roman Baths. London the capital of the UK is one of the most visited cities in the world; its prime attractions are St Paul’s Cathedral, London Bridge, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, the London Bridge, and the Tower Bridge.Spread over a total geographical land area of 244,044 sq. km, Britain encompasses a population of 60,441,000 as per the census data of 2005.
The physical Britain Map(British Map)provides detailed information on the accurate geographical position, climatic condition and natural divisions of the country.Apart from the important cities, the Britain map further points out the major places of tourist interests of the country.
Popularly known as Great Britain, the country has a strong economic base. Great Britain adheres to a constitutional monarchial form of government, where the King or Queen is the ceremonial Head of the country.
The real sovereign power lies with the elected members of the House of Commons and House of Lords.
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Last Update On : February 12, 2013
Facts about Britain
Name Kingdom of Great Britain
Area230,977 sq km
Form of GovernmentParliamentary democracy and Constitutional monarchy
Head of StateQueen Elizabeth II
Head of GovtPrime Minister David Cameron
CurrencyPound sterling (GBP)
Major ReligionRoman Catholic
DemonymBritish or Briton