United Kingdom

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Islam in the United Kingdom

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Islam is the second largest religion in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, with results from the United Kingdom Census 2011 giving the UK Muslim population in 2011 as 2,786,635, 4.4% of the total population.

Wales

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Wales (Cymru ) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

Scotland

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Scotland (Scotland, Alba ) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

Northern Ireland

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Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann ; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

North Sea

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Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to its east, the English Channel to its south and the Celtic Sea to its south-south-west, giving it the 12th-longest coastline in the world.
The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between the United Kingdom (particularly England and Scotland), Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France.

Republic of Ireland

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Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with a sovereign state{{mdashb}}the Republic of Ireland.
The sovereign state shares its only land border with Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom.

London

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London is the capital and largest city of both the United Kingdom and England.

Monarchy of the United Kingdom

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The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories.

England

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

Belfast

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Their capitals are London, Belfast, Edinburgh, and Cardiff respectively.
Belfast is a city in the United Kingdom and the capital city of Northern Ireland, on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.

Cardiff

Cardiff, WalesCaerdyddCity of Cardiff
Their capitals are London, Belfast, Edinburgh, and Cardiff respectively.
The eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom, it is Wales's chief commercial centre, the base for most national cultural institutions and Welsh media, and the seat of the National Assembly for Wales.

Ireland

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The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland and many smaller islands.
Politically, Ireland is divided between the Republic of Ireland (officially named Ireland), which covers five-sixths of the island, and Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom.

Devolution in the United Kingdom

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Apart from England, the countries have devolved administrations, each with varying powers.
In the United Kingdom, devolution (fèin-riaghlaidh, datganoli; Irish: Dílárú) refers to the statutory granting of powers from the Parliament of the United Kingdom to the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales, the Northern Ireland Assembly and the London Assembly and to their associated executive bodies the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government, the Northern Ireland Executive and in England, the Greater London Authority and combined authorities.

Countries of the United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries: England, Scotland and Wales (which collectively make up Great Britain) and Northern Ireland (which is variously described as a country, province or region).

List of countries that have gained independence from the United Kingdom

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British influence can be observed in the language, culture and legal systems of many of its former colonies.
This is a line of countries and territories formerly ruled or administered by the United Kingdom or part of the British Empire, with their independence days.

Edinburgh

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Their capitals are London, Belfast, Edinburgh, and Cardiff respectively.
It is the second largest financial centre in the United Kingdom (after London) and the city's historical and cultural attractions have made it the United Kingdom's second most popular tourist destination (likewise after London), attracting over one million overseas visitors each year.

Great Britain

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The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland and many smaller islands.
Politically, Great Britain is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and constitutes most of its territory.

2016 United Kingdom European Union membership referendum

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It has been a leading member state of the European Union (EU) and its predecessor, the European Economic Community (EEC), since 1973; however, a referendum in 2016 resulted in 51.9% of UK voters favouring leaving the European Union, and the country's exit is being negotiated.
The United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, also known as the EU referendum and the Brexit referendum, took place on 23 June 2016 in the United Kingdom (UK) and Gibraltar to gauge support for the country either remaining a member of or leaving the European Union (EU) under the provisions of the European Union Referendum Act 2015 and also the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000.

Brexit negotiations

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It has been a leading member state of the European Union (EU) and its predecessor, the European Economic Community (EEC), since 1973; however, a referendum in 2016 resulted in 51.9% of UK voters favouring leaving the European Union, and the country's exit is being negotiated.
The Brexit negotiations are taking place between the United Kingdom and the European Union for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union following the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum in June 2016.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

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The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known internationally as the UK Parliament, British Parliament, or Westminster Parliament, but is more generally known domestically simply as Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and the British overseas territories.

Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom

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These arms are used by the Queen in her official capacity as monarch of the United Kingdom.

Great Britain at the Olympics

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Additionally, the United Kingdom's Olympic team competes under the name "Great Britain" or "Team GB".
Athletes from the United Kingdom, all but three of its overseas territories, and the three Crown dependencies, compete in the Olympic Games as part of the team Great Britain or Team GB. It has sent athletes to every Summer and Winter Games, along with France and Switzerland, since the start of the Olympics' modern era in 1896, including the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympics, which were boycotted by a number of other nations on each occasion.

ISO 3166-2:GB

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GB and GBR are the standard country codes for the United Kingdom (see ISO 3166-2 and ISO 3166-1 alpha-3) and are consequently used by international organisations to refer to the United Kingdom.
ISO 3166-2:GB is the entry for the United Kingdom in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

NUTS statistical regions of the United Kingdom

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Some statistical summaries, such as those for the twelve NUTS 1 regions of the United Kingdom, also refer to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as "regions".
In the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) codes of the United Kingdom (UK), the three levels are:

Pound sterling

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The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.