The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe. England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture. England is also site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.
Government debt: 85.9% of GDP (2018) Eurostat, Trending
Dialing code: +44
Constituent countries: England; Scotland; Wales; Northern Ireland
Prime minister: Boris Johnson