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:
Friday 26 May 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 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
June 11 Sunday Trinity Sunday Christian holiday
June 15 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 18 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
June 21 Wednesday Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny) Muslim holiday
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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)