The United Kingdom is a sovereign state in Western Europe with approximately 63.7 million inhabitants, located between the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The United Kingdom comprises four territories: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The first three, England, Scotland and Wales, together form the island of Great Britain. Northern Ireland is the northeastern part of the island of Ireland.
Official nameVerenigd Koninkrijk
time differenceUTC +0 / UTC +1
VolksliedGod Save the Queen
The United Kingdom has had a major influence on the history of film. British directors Alfred Hitchcock and David Lean are world famous, along with other important directors including Charlie Chaplin, Michael Powell, Carol Reed and Ridley Scott.