United Kingdom

Regions

England
N Ireland
Scotland
Wales

Country information

Country: United Kingdom
Population: 62,348,447 inhabitants  (Last modified: 25/11/2011 )
Area 244,820 km²
Capital: London
Currency: Pound (GBP)
Phone code: +44
Languages: en-GB,cy-GB,gd
Domain name: .uk
Postcode form: @# #@@|@## #@@|@@# #@@|@@## #@@|@#@ #@@|@@#@ #@@|GIR0AA
Postcode regex: ^(([A-Z]\d{2}[A-Z]{2})|([A-Z]\d{3}[A-Z]{2})|([A-Z]{2}\d{2}[A-Z]{2})|([A-Z]{2}\d{3}[A-Z]{2})|([A-Z]\d[A-Z]\d[A-Z]{2})|([A-Z]{2}\d[A-Z]\d[A-Z]{2})|(GIR0AA))$
ISO3: GBR
Neighbors: Ireland
Fips: UK

Current local time in United Kingdom

Current Date:
Wednesday 26 April 2017
Current Time:
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Time Zone: Europe/London
GMT/UTC: 0  hours
DST started: Sunday, 26 March 2017, 01:00
DST will end: Sunday, 29 October 2017, 01:00


*GMT/UTC - Standard Time Zone
*DST - Daylight Saving Time

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
May 1 Monday Early May Bank Holiday Bank holiday
May 2 Tuesday Yom HaAtzmaut Jewish holiday
May 9 Tuesday Liberation Day National holiday
May 14 Sunday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
May 25 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 27 Saturday Ramadan begins Muslim holiday
May 29 Monday Spring Bank Holiday Public Holiday
May 31 Wednesday Shavuot Jewish holiday
June 4 Sunday Pentecost Christian holiday
June 5 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
Show full list of public holidays

Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: 54.75844
Longitude in decimal degrees: -2.69531
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 54° 46' 30" North
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 2° 42' 43" West
Height above sea level: 71 m,   232.94 ft,   2795.28 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLI (independent political entity)