Known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, it is an ethnically diverse multinational state comprising of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Great Britain is the largest island of the British Isles and Northern Ireland is the second largest. It also has 14 overseas territories spread all around the globe ranging from the tiny island of Pitcairn with its 47 inhabitants, set in the middle of the Pacific Ocean to Bermuda, which is a major financial centre.
The capital of the country is London and the major language spoken is English. The country has been at the forefront of youth culture with its rich literary heritage and traditional music. This bea... read more.