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:
Tuesday 21 November 2017
Current Time:
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Time Zone: Europe/London
GMT/UTC: 0  hours
DST started: Sunday, 29 October 2017, 01:00
DST will end: Sunday, 25 March 2018, 01:00


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

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
November 30 Thursday St Andrew's Day Public Holiday
December 1 Friday Prophet's Birthday Muslim holiday
December 3 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
December 8 Friday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian holiday
December 13 Wednesday First Day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 20 Wednesday Last day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 21 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 24 Sunday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Tuesday Boxing Day National holiday
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Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Tuesday 2nd January Local holiday
January 6 Saturday Epiphany Common Local holiday
January 7 Sunday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 14 Sunday Orthodox New Year Orthodox holiday
January 25 Thursday Burns Night Local observance
January 31 Wednesday Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day) Jewish holiday
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 14 Wednesday Carnival/Ash Wednesday Silent Day
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
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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)