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United Kingdom

  • Monarch:Elizabeth II
  • Prime Minister:Theresa May
  • Capital city:London
  • Languages:English note: the following are recognized regional languages: Scots (about 30% of the population of Scotland), Scottish Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland), Welsh (about 20% of the population of Wales), Irish (about 10% of the population of Northern Ireland), Cornish (some 2,000 to 3,000 in Cornwall) (2012 est.)
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Population, persons:66,022,273 (2017)
  • Area, sq km:241,930 (2017)
  • GDP per capita, US$:39,720 (2017)
  • GDP, billion current US$:2,622.4 (2017)
  • GINI index:33.2 (2015)
  • Ease of Doing Business rank:7 (2017)
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