Everything you could ever need to know about the United Kingdom.

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In between the Atlantic Ocean and North Sea, off the coast of the northwestern coast of Europe, there is a landmass, called the United Kingdom. On top of this country about the size of Colorado, are many citizens, ethnicities, important people, lifestyles, a climate, cooking routines, a governing rule, and an economy. Back in "September 1620, a group of pilgrims sailed from England on the Mayflower. They traveled to America in search of religious freedom" (Time for Kids).

The United Kingdom was created one country at a time, over five extended centuries. United Kingdom is an island of clusters, made up of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. The official name is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Although small, the United Kingdom is extremely populated with people, and is a very strong area economically. Very many places in the world are inclined due to Britain, such as the English language (Encarta).

On the South of the United Kingdom, lies the English Channel, it divides it from the land mass of Europe. The North Sea boarders the United Kingdom on the east side and on the West side of it lays the Irish Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The largest part of the United Kingdom is also the most prosperous and wealthy, England; England also contains the most people. The UK also encloses many small islands and territories.

Great Britain can be separated into two foremost natural areas, the highland zone and the lowland zone. As you may have guessed, the area of highland consists of high areas in the North and West. The lowland regions are in the South and East, consist of lower rolling plains. The lowest point of area in the United Kingdom is a negative four below sea level, Fenland (Factbook). The two...