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  United Kingdom Travel: Tourism Directory & Vacation Guide for United Kingdom
England is the largest Home Nation, permanently settled since the Stone Age and the setting for the United Kingdom's cultured and cosmopolitan capital of London.
Like the rest of the United Kingdom, the pubs of Northern Ireland are located in some of the country's most historic buildings, and its culture is based in music and the arts.
The Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, although not officially part of the United Kingdom, still pledge their allegiance to the Queen and are popular resort and spa destinations.
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  United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Kingdom is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and its ancillary bodies of water, including the North Sea, the English Channel, the Celtic Sea, and the Irish Sea.
At the April 2001 UK Census, the United Kingdom's population was 58,789,194, the third-largest in the European Union (behind Germany and France) and the twenty-first largest in the world.
The 36,320-member Royal Navy operates the United Kingdom's nuclear deterrent, which consists of four Trident missile-armed submarines, while the Royal Marines are the Royal Navy's Light Infantry units for amphibious operations and for specialist reinforcement forces in and beyond the NATO area.
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 United Kingdom - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
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.
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.
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 - MSN Encarta
The capital of the United Kingdom is the city of London, situated near the southeastern tip of England.
United Kingdom, UK, and Britain are all proper terms for the entire nation, although the term Britain is also often used when talking about the island of Great Britain.
The United Kingdom is bordered on the south by the English Channel, which separates it from the continent of Europe.
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 United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A member of the G8, the United Kingdom is a highly developed country with the fourth largest gross domestic product in the world.
Civil and defence aircraft production is led by the United Kingdom's largest aerospace firm, BAE Systems, and the pan-European consortium known as Airbus.
However, a united team will probably take part in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, which are to be hosted in London.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/United Kingdom
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.
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 (02/07)
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 a founding member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and is one of NATO's major European maritime, air, and land powers; it ranks third among NATO countries in total defense expenditure.
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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 United Kingdom: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, with a queen and a parliament that has two houses: the House of Lords, with 574 life peers, 92 hereditary peers, and 26 bishops; and the House of Commons, which has 651 popularly elected members.
United Kingdom - United Kingdom The name adopted on January 1st, 1801, when Great Britain and Ireland were united.
Devolution in the United Kingdom: statehood and citizenship in transition.
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 Index of Economic Freedom 2006 - United Kingdom
The United Kingdom, with its strong rule of law and political and economic freedom, has become the world's fourth-largest economy, up from sixth largest when Prime Minister Tony Blair assumed power.
As a member of the European Union, the United Kingdom was subject to a common EU weighted average external tariff of 1.3 percent in 2003, down from the 2.4 percent for 2002 reported in the 2005 Index, based on World Bank data.
From 1995 to 2004, the United Kingdom's weighted average annual rate of inflation was 2.80 percent.
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 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Central to realizing these pollution reduction targets is the United Kingdom's set of policies for an integrated transport system, the introduction of cleaner burning fuels, and improved vehicle technology.
The United Kingdom hopes to increase the share of electricity generated by renewables from 3% in 2001 to 10% by 2010.
The United Kingdom's recent agreement to the Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution is just one example of the level of cooperation that will be needed to address international environmental concerns in the 21st century.
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 United Kingdom and the IMF -- Page 1 of 7   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United Kingdom is a subscriber to the Special Data Dissemination Standard.
Gordon Brown, Chairman of the IMFC and Chancellor of the Exchequer United Kingdom
The United Kingdom says experience shows that a country-led approach, in which the governments of developing countries themselves define and lead the poverty reduction agenda, is the key to improving aid effectiveness.
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 HOTELS United kingdom - MOTELS United kingdom - ROOMS United kingdom - BED & BREAKFAST United kingdom
HOTELS United kingdom : A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging, usually on a short-term basis.
On the left side you can see a place to visit in United kingdom and on the right side you found a map of United kingdom, we suggest you to visit this country with your parents or friends.
Many travellers to the United Kingdom decide on a campervan holiday, whereby your accommodation travels with you....
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 United Kingdom - Country Profile - 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.
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 Intercountry Adoption United Kingdom
Two sets of laws are particularly relevant: 1) the laws of the child’s country of birth govern all activity in that country including the adoptability of individual children as well as the adoption of children in country in general; and 2) U.S. Federal immigration law governs the immigration of the child to the United States.
The United Kingdom does not have a statutory upper age limit.
U.S. Americans living or traveling abroad are encouraged to register with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate through the State Department’s travel registration website, https://travelregistration.state.gov/, and to obtain updated information on travel and security within the country of travel.
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 WTO | The United Kingdom - Member information
The United Kingdom has been a WTO member since 1 January 1995.
The United Kingdom is included in TPRs of the EU/EC See the TPR gateway for explanations and background
The United Kingdom is also included in dispute settlement cases of the EU/EC.
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 United Kingdom Travel Guides and United Kingdom hotels direct bookings straight from official web sites - Nozio
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 GENUKI: United Kingdom and Ireland
However, in line with normal genealogical practice, this Information Service is structured according to the counties as shown in these maps of England, Scotland and Wales, and of Ireland, i.e., as they were prior to the re-organisation that took place in 1974 (1975 for Scotland).
United Kingdom and Ireland - Archives and Libraries - links and information.
United Kingdom and Ireland - Census - links and information.
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 Ethnologue report for United Kingdom
The number of languages listed for United Kingdom is 18.
[sco] 100,000 in United Kingdom (1999 Billy Kay).
The United Kingdom represents the Isle of Man at the United Nations.
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 United Kingdom hotels Discount United Kingdom hotels, discount hotel reservation in United Kingdom
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 United Kingdom current local time from WorldTimeServer.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A comprehensive list of other locations in addition to United Kingdom is also available which you can view current time by country name or by city name.
When it's 12 noon next Friday in United Kingdom, what time will it be where you live?
Get a chart comparing the time of day in United Kingdom with all of the other locations you are interested in.
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 Call the United Kingdom - How to Call to the UK
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 NBC5.com - Health Encyclopedia - Understanding Diabetes
At the end of the study, the tight blood glucose group had dramatically fewer cases of kidney disease, eye disease, and nervous system disease than the less-aggressively treated patients.
In the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS), researchers followed nearly 4,000 people with type 2 diabetes for 10 years.
The study monitored how tight control of blood glucose (HbA1c of 7% or less) and blood pressure (less than 144 over less than 82) could protect a person from the long-term complications of diabetes.
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 GUIDE TO LAW ONLINE: United Kingdom
International Constitutional Law: United Kingdom Index (Universität Bern Institut für Öffentliches Recht) offers background notes and links to government sites.
“By Command of Her Majesty”: An Introduction to the Command Papers of the United Kingdom (Stephen Young, Tarleton Law Library) - in PDF (336K); from 92 L. Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations (University of Wales, Cardiff)
Religious Liberty: The Legal Framework in Selected OSCE Countries (U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe) May 2000; prepared by the Law Library of Congress at the request of the Commision; includes the United Kingdom and ten other countries; includes part 1 (pp.
www.loc.gov /law/guide/uk.html   (509 words)

  
 NationMaster - Statistics on United Kingdom. 3169 facts and figures, stats and information on British economy, crime, ...
The single most important factor in the UK is the "nice cup of tea" - a fact agreed on by all right-thinking Brits and observed by envious visitors since the 1700s!
The United Kingdom was not created in 1707.
The Act of Union of 1801 saw the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland unite to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
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