About United Kingdom

It is a parliamentary democracy considered a commercial power and very important business center in Europe. It is located northwest of continental Europe. It consists of four constituent countries: Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland. It bounded on the north by the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea and the south by the English Channel.

Among its main productive sectors are (a) agricultural products such as cereals, vegetable oils, potatoes, cattle, fish, among others; (B) the industrial sector in relation to machinery, electrical power equipment, shipbuilding, aircraft, chemicals, coal, oil, etc. (C) with regard to banking services, insurance and business services as key factors in the economy stands.

Summary information

Official Name United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Northern
Queen: Isabel II del Reino Unido
Prime Minister: Theresa May (Since July 2016)
Population: 64,088,222 (Julio 2015 est.)
Population Growth: 0.54% (2015 est.)
Extension: 243,610 Km2
Capital: Lóndres
Main cities: London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, Edimburgo, Bristol, Manchester, Leicester.
Offical currency: Pound Sterling
Official language: English
Religion: Christian 59.5%, Muslim 4.4%, Hindu 1.3%, Other 2%, Not specific 7.2%, None 25.7%.
GDP: US$ 2,865 trillons (2015 est.)
GDP Growth: 2.5% (2015 est.)
GDP per capita: US$ 41,200 (2015 est.)
Gross investment (% GDP): 12.8% of GDP (2015 est.)
Composition of GDP by Industry: Agricultural: 0.6% (2015 est.) Industrial: 19.7% (2015 est.) Services: 79.6% (2015 est.)
Foreign trade: Exports: US$ 442 billons (2015 est.) Imports: US$ 617 billons (2015 est.)
Major export products: Manufactured, gasoline, chemicals, food, drinks, snuff.
Top destinations: United States, Germany, Netherlands, France
Major import products: Manufactured goods, machinery, oil and food
Major suppliers: Germany, China, Netherlands, USA, France.