Area: 94,525 square miles
Capital: London, with a separate parliament in Edinburgh for Scotland, a National Assembly in Cardiff for Wales, and a National Assembly for Northern Ireland in Belfast.
Languages: English, Welsh, Gaelic
Ethnicity: White 92.1%, Other (South Asian, Black, Asian): 7.9%
Location: Situated off the northwest coast of Europe, the island of Britain is occupied by England, Wales, and Scotland—collectively called Great Britain. Together with Northern Ireland, Great Britain makes up the nation officially called the United Kingdom (UK).
Geography: England, in the southeast part of Britain, is separated from Scotland on the north by the granite Cheviot Hills. To the west along the border of Wales—a land of steep hills and valleys—are the Cambrian Mountains. To the south of England is the English Channel and to the east is the North Sea, which also washes the eastern coast of Scotland.
Population (2010 estimate): 62,262,000 (Entire UK)
Religions: Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist, etc.) 72%, Muslim 3%, Hindu 1%, other 24%
Time Zone: Great Britain is on Greenwich Mean Time, five hours ahead of U.S. EST. When it is 6am in New York, it is 11am in Wales, England, and Scotland.