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  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 member of the Commonwealth of Nations (successor organisation to the former British Empire) and NATO.
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.
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 United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (usually shortened to the United Kingdom or the UK) is a country (or more specifically a constitutional monarchy or unitary state) off the north-western coast of continental Europe, 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 includes the principality of Wales) with the Kingdom of Scotland and later the Kingdom of Ireland to form a single state.
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.
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 United Kingdom - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Also under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom, though not part of the United Kingdom itself, are the Crown dependencies of the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and a number of overseas territories.
The United Kingdom is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations (successor organisation to the former Empire), the European Union and NATO.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with executive power invested in an elected government headed by the Prime Minister and his Cabinet.
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 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.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with executive power exercised by the Government (formally Her (His) Majesty's Government) drawn from Parliament, headed by the Prime Minister.
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 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.
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 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, and a member of the British Commonwealth and European Union.
The UK was formed by a series of Acts of Union which united the countries of England, (Wales already was a part of England), Scotland, and Ireland under a single government in London.
Queen Elizabeth II 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.
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 United Kingdom (08/05)
The United Kingdom's population in 2004 surpassed 60 million--the third-largest in the European Union and the 21st-largest in the world.
The United Kingdom's high literacy rate (99%) is attributable to universal public education introduced for the primary level in 1870 and secondary level in 1900.
The United Kingdom is one of the United States' closest allies, and British foreign policy emphasizes close coordination with the United States.
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: United_Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United Kingdom is sometimes referred to as "England", "Great Britain", or "Britain", although these terms do not mean the same thing.
So despite the inherent lack of specificity in the phrase "United Kingdom" (which could, at face value, refer to any united kingdom), it and its abbreviation "UK" are seen as the best short versions of the country's name.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with executive power exercised on behalf of the Queen by the Prime Minister and other cabinet ministers who collectively make up Her Majesty's Government.
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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.
Donegal were formed into the Irish Free State (the other six Ulster counties remaining part of the United Kingdom as Northern Ireland) and the state became the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the name being officially changed in 1927.
Channel Islands are not legally part of the United Kingdom; they are British crown dependencies, though the United Kingdom is responsible for their external affairs.
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 subdivisions of the united kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United Kingdom is divided into four countries, which form part of the British Isles, and are in turn subdivided into several different types of subdivisions.
The first level of administrative subdivision in England is the region, which have a limited existence.
At the next level are 118 administrative counties, of which 84 are Unitary Authorities (meaning they have no administrative subdivisions), the remainder being subdivided further into Districts.
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 revrul73-600
The "rates" tax levied by United Kingdom local taxing authorities on the occupier of real property, not on the owner or property itself, is not a real property tax deductible under section 164 of the Code; Rev. Ruls.
The United Kingdom "rates" tax is a foreign tax levied by political subdivisions of the United Kingdom for the general public welfare and is not assessed against local benefits.
Under United Kingdom law, whether a person is in "rateable" occupation depends upon the facts relating to his occupation or use of property and not his title thereto.
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 United Kingdom - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
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.
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 > United Kingdom abcworld.net   (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 in western Europe.
The UK is 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 constitution of the United Kingdom is uncodified and partially unwritten, which means that no single document regulates how the government works, and unwritten constitutional conventions are used extensively.
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 Articles - Subdivisions of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United Kingdom is divided into four entities England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
This structure was formed by the political union between the formerly separate kingdoms of England and Scotland, the principality of Wales and the province of Northern Ireland, each of which has a unique political status.
As a whole, executive government in Northern Ireland is currently administered by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and laws are made in the United Kingdom Parliament - known as "direct rule" in contrast to devolution.
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 Subdivisions of England - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Subdivisions of England - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
See also: Subdivisions of the United Kingdom, NUTS regions in the United Kingdom, Counties of England, Administrative counties of England, Ceremonial counties of England, Traditional counties of England, Watsonian vice-counties, Districts of England
The article about Subdivisions of England contains information related to Subdivisions of England, Introduction, Administrative counties with County and District Councils, Unitary Authorities, Administrative counties, Metropolitan districts, Non-metropolitan districts, London Boroughs, Changes proposed in 2004, References and See also.
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 United Kingdom Divisions
It cancels all the FIPS codes for the divisions of the United Kingdom as they stood in 1995, and assigns new codes to the divisions as of 1998.
England's new primary subdivisions are 34 counties, 47 unitary authorities, 36 metropolitan districts, and 33 London boroughs.
The official name was the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until 1927, when it was changed to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, recognizing the separation of the Irish Free State in 1922.
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 Articles - United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United Kingdom is frequently referred to as Great Britain, Britain, or England.
These terms are not accurate; only three of the UK's four constituent parts are located on the island of Great Britain, so use of its name for the country as a whole excludes Northern Ireland; use of "England" excludes three of the four parts.
A similar arrangement applies to Rugby Union, except that a single team represents all of Ireland – the Republic of Ireland as well as Northern Ireland – although every four years the British and Irish Lions (comprising the best players from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland) tour other countries.
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 The Avalon Project : Agreement Between the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the ...
The Avalon Project : Agreement Between the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the Provisional Government of the French Republic on Certain Additional Requirements to be Imposed on Germany; September 20, 1945
Agreement Between the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the Provisional Government of the French Republic on Certain Additional Requirements to be Imposed on Germany; September 20, 1945
The Governments of the United States of America, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the United Kingdom and Provisional Government of French Republic have reached the following agreement regarding instructions to be issued by the Allied representatives in Germany:
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 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland comprises Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland.
English is de facto; Welsh and Scottish Gaelic have equal status with English in Wales and Scotland respectively (see Languages in the United Kingdom).
The UK has also produced the famous Rock and roll bands The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Pink Floyd, Sex Pistols, Oasis, and Radiohead.
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 United Kingdom - Unipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
United Kingdom Top 10 Bestselling Search: United Kingdom
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Secrets of the Kingdom: The Inside Story of the Secret Saudi-U.S. Connection
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 United Kingdom Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Such exclusion quite naturally may cause offence to those overlooked by it.
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