The The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland i... More of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is an island country off the north-western coast of continental Europe. Its is the , issued by the .
The economy of the United Kingdom is the third-largest in Europe. Its main trading partners are, the , the Netherlands and .
The UK was the world’s first industrialised country and the leading great power during the 19th and early 20th centuries. In part thanks to this history, the UK has significant economic, cultural and political influence.
Its capital, London, is one of the two largest financial centres alongside New York. It’s main, the , is the world’s 4th largest .