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  United Kingdom - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United Kingdom is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations (successor organisation to the former British Empire) and NATO.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with executive power exercised by a government headed by the Prime Minister and his Cabinet.
Also sometimes associated with the United Kingdom, though not constitutionally part of the United Kingdom itself, are the Crown dependencies (the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey, and the Isle of Man) as self-governing possessions of the Crown, and a number of overseas territories under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /united_kingdom.htm   (3601 words)

  
 United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the early years of the "United Kingdom of Great Britain", formed by the Act of Union of 1707, it was customary to refer officially to Scotland and to England and Wales as, respectively, "North Britain" and "South Britain", though the usage never really caught on.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with executive power exercised by a government headed by the Prime Minister and the other Ministers of State who form the Cabinet.
The 40,900-member Royal Navy is in charge of the United Kingdom's independent strategic nuclear arm, which consists of four Trident missile submarines, while the Royal Marines provide commando units for amphibious assault and for specialist reinforcement forces in and beyond the NATO area.
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/United_Kingdom_of_Great_Britain_and_Northern_Ireland   (4203 words)

  
 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a state in western Europe, usually known simply as the United Kingdom, the UK or less accurately as Great Britain or Britain.
The UK was formed by a series of Acts of Union which united the formerly self-governing nations of England, Scotland and Wales together with the province of Northern Ireland, a region on the island of Ireland (the rest of Ireland left the United Kingdom in 1922).
In form, the United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy with legislative power invested in an elected government, and executive power invested in a Cabinet led by the Prime Minister whose power, though carried out in the monarch's name, is answerable to Parliament and through it the electorate.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/u/un/united_kingdom.html   (2196 words)

  
 United Kingdom Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (usually shortened to United Kingdom or UK) is a country situated off the north-western coast of continental Europe, and is surrounded by the North Sea, the English Channel, the Celtic Sea, the Irish Sea, and the Atlantic Ocean.
The United Kingdom is the union of the Kingdom of England (which already included Wales as a principality) with the Kingdom of Scotland and later the Kingdom of Ireland to form a single state under the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
At the April 2001 census, the United Kingdom's population was 58,789,194-- the third-largest in the European Union (behind Germany and metropolitan France) and the 21st-largest in the world.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/United_Kingdom   (4983 words)

  
 Britain article - Britain United Kingdom Great Britain England Scotland Wales British - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The kingdoms established on the island of Great Britain were perceived to be dominant over the whole archipelago, which was known as the British Isles.
After Elizabeth's death in 1603 the kingdoms shared one King, James VI of Scotland and I of England.
Since its formation, the kingdom was enlarged in 1801 by the addition of the island of Ireland - already ruled by the British monarchy - and was then reduced in 1922 by the independence of the Irish Free State, now the Republic of Ireland.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Britain   (900 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of cities in the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
City status in the United Kingdom is granted by the British monarch to a select group of communities.
Note that the Cathedral column lists diocesan cathedrals which were the grounds for the granting of city status, i.e.
The current cities in the Republic of Ireland were created using this system, but have since left the United Kingdom.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-cities-in-the-United-Kingdom   (1985 words)

  
 United Kingdom : UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United Kingdom is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations (successor organization to the former Empire), the European Union and NATO.
The United Kingdom is a very centralized state, with London's Westminster Parliament holding responsibility for most of the political affairs of the Kingdom.
The United Kingdom is one of three countries which have a profitable recorded music industry, based mostly on popular music, the others being the USA and Sweden.
www.free-web-template.org /uk/uk.html   (1650 words)

  
 United Kingdom - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The greater part of Ireland left the United Kingdom (then formally called the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland) in 1922, and is today the Republic of Ireland, whilst the north-eastern portion of the island, Northern Ireland, remains part of the United Kingdom.
The main rivers and estuaries are the Thames, Severn and the Trent and Ouse feeding the Humber Estuary; major cities include London, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Leeds, Bristol and Newcastle upon Tyne.
The United Kingdom contains two of the world's most famous universities, the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford, and has produced many great scientists and engineers including Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.
open-encyclopedia.com /United_Kingdom   (2172 words)

  
 List of United Kingdom-related topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is a list of topics related to the United Kingdom.
List of natural disasters in the United Kingdom
List of television stations in the United Kingdom
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/UK_topics   (458 words)

  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After Elizabeth's death in 1603 the kingdoms shared one King, James I of EnglandJames VI of Scotland and I of England.
Since its formation, the kingdom was enlarged in 1801 by the addition of the island of Ireland - already ruled by the British monarchy to become the ''United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland'' - and was then reduced in 1922 by the independence of the Irish Free State, now the Republic of Ireland.
The name of the kingdom changed accordingly, in 1927, becoming ''United KingdomThe United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland''.
www.echostatic.com /United_Kingdom_of_Great_Britain_and_Ireland.html   (964 words)

  
 Britain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since its formation, the kingdom was enlarged in 1801 by the addition of the island of Ireland - already ruled by the British monarchy - to become the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and was then reduced in 1922 by the independence of the Irish Free State, now the Republic of Ireland.
The name of the kingdom changed accordingly, in 1927 becoming The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Acts of Union 1536-1543 merging the Kingdom of England and the Principality of Wales
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Britain   (982 words)

  
 Bambooweb: United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is a centralised state, with London's Westminster Parliament holding responsibility for most of the UK's political power.
The United Kingdom is made up of four "parts", the 'nations' of England, Scotland, and Wales, and the area of Northern Ireland, which are in turn made up of the following subdivisions:
In total it is estimated that the UK is made up of around 1098 small islands, some being natural and some being man-made crannogs, which were built in past times using stone and wood and which were enlarged by natural waste building up over time.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/u/n/United_Kingdom.html   (1866 words)

  
 United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For other meanings, see UK (disambiguation) and United Kingdom (disambiguation)
In the UK, some other languages have been officially recognised as legitimate autochthonous (regional) languages under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages.
World66 Guide to United Kingdom (http://www.world66.com/europe/unitedkingdom) A travel guide written by its users.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/United_Kingdom   (4193 words)

  
 GENUKI: UK and Ireland Topics - Emigration and Immigration
The Ships List - a mailing list dedicated to the discussion of emigration, immigration, ports of entry and departure, ship descriptions and history, passenger lists and any other related topics.
Convict Maids: The forced migration of women to Australia (Cambridge University Press, 1996) is a quantitative analysis of the crimes and work histories of all 6,876 girls and women transported from Britain and Ireland to New South Wales between 1826 and 1840.
Australia and New Zealand Passenger Lists, from Graham Jaunay.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/Emigration.html   (810 words)

  
 United Kingdom - free-definition
The Parliament of the United Kingdom is bicameral, composed of the 659-member elected House of Commons and the appointed House of Lords.
The United Kingdom is a centralised state, with London's Parliament holding responsibility for most of the UK's political power.
Many believe that a great number of major sports originated in the United Kingdom, including: association football (soccer), golf, boxing, rugby, and billiards.
www.netlexikon.akademie.de /UK.html   (1975 words)

  
 A Virtual Travel to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Tourism England
Britain at the United Nations, the United Kingdom is one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council.
The National Archives of England, Wales and the United Kingdom, explore over 1 000 years of history from Domesday to the present day.
The history of the oldest institution of government in the United Kingdom.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/united_kingdom.htm   (1326 words)

  
 Adoptees-UKIE - Adoption Mailing List for United Kingdom and Ireland
This is a list to help adoptees who are either searching or living in the UK and Eire to trace their birth families.
It is intended as a platform for the exchange of ideas between adoptees, birth parents and other people who are involved in the search.
Suitable topics to post are 'how to search', useful search resources, success stories, appeals for advice, help, genealogical research.
www.genealogytoday.com /adoption/aukie-l.html   (189 words)

  
 Excite España - - Scotland > United Kingdom > Megaliths > Topics > Archaeology > Social Sciences > Science ...
A list of all exisiting and destroyed standing stones and stone circles in Perthshire, with photos and information.
List all the prehistoric standing stones, burial mounds and other ancient landmarks in Scotland, along with photographs in both low and high resolution, locations with Ordanance Survey map references.
Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: Scotland: Society and Culture: History
www.excite.es /directory/Science/Social_Sciences/Archaeology/Topics/Megaliths/United_Kingdom/Scotland   (292 words)

  
 United Kingdom | WWW Virtual Library --- Topics Database
These geographic pages are based on the International Standards' Organisation's list of country codes and names (ISO 3166).
As the Virtual Library contains pages covering material from the dawn of prehistory upto present day political movements that may be seeking recognition of national status for certain geographic areas, then an ISO standard rather obviously will sit poorly with such pages.
These pages are produced automatically from a topic map.
vlib.org /topics/p948294420   (275 words)

  
 U.S. Commercial Service United Kingdom: Hot Topics for US Companies
United Kingdom Local time: 07:11 AM Media and Marketing Facts for the US Exporter
The AMS Media Group are a well established UK media planning and buying agency officially recognised by the US Commercial Service as an approved supplier.
They have compiled this “Hit List” of questions, which should be addressed before any US exporter embarks on a UK launch for their brand.
www.buyusa.gov /uk/en/140.html   (634 words)

  
 list of united kingdom related topics
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List of Titles and Honours of Charles, Prince of Wales
List of United Kingdom-related topics: Articles on List of United...
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 Enlaces : Science : Social_Sciences : Archaeology : Topics : Megaliths : United_Kingdom : Scotland :: 100cia.com
Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: Scotland: Society and Culture: History (133)
Megalithic sites of Perthshire - A list of all exisiting and destroyed standing stones and stone circles in Perthshire, with photos and information..
Stones of Scotland - List all the prehistoric standing stones, burial mounds and other ancient landmarks in Scotland, along with photographs in both low and high resolution, locations with Ordanance Survey map references.
www.100cia.com /recursos/enlaces/Science/Social_Sciences/Archaeology/Topics/Megaliths/United_Kingdom/Scotland   (369 words)

  
 Brainypedia.com - Information On List of United Kingdom-related topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are now more than 100,000 licensed child-care centers and 250,000 licensed family day care homes across the United States.
Looking for destinations with family resorts that have fun sports and activities for the whole family, all inclusive resorts where meals are included and kid clubs?
Here are some of the most popular beach destinations for families to unwind and relax:
www.brainypedia.com /l/li/list_of_united_kingdom_related_topics.html   (438 words)

  
 UK topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With a firm gaze and a grin, Jack Valenti broke the silence in the UK politics and mass media class with this: "I'll bet you find me fascinating." Valenti spoke at the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Thursday night about his life story.
Migration, maternal and child health, healthy ageing and the economics of health inequalities and well-being are among the global health topics to be discussed at a conference held at UCL (University College London) on 14th and 15th October to launch the UCL International Institute for Society and Health (IISH)
LINDSAYS has made a key appointment with Ian Paterson joining as director in their commercial property group.
www.infothis.com /find/UK_topics   (266 words)

  
 EUNI - List of European Universities (United Kingdom)
EUNI - List of European Universities (United Kingdom)
United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas's
A list of academic servers in UK by Lee McLoughlin, which is a part of United Kingdom Based WWW Servers.
www.cefi.org /WEBSITES/EUNI/UK.HTM   (151 words)

  
 United Kingdom Megaliths Topics Archaeology Social Sciences Science English España
United Kingdom Megaliths Topics Archaeology Social Sciences Science English España
Buscador: Science: Social Sciences: Archaeology: Topics: Megaliths: United Kingdom:
Chris Collyer's photographs of sites in England and Wales, some with descriptions, accessible via sensitive map or alphabetical list.
www.amigar.com /buscador/Top/1010393771-10000001   (381 words)

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