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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Great Britain - Physical geography

Compare areas of all countries of the World Area : 244 800 Km2
Compare water areas of all countries of the World Water : 1.3 %
Compare areas of lands under cultivation for all countries of the World Lands under cultivation : 25 %
Compare areas of wild pasture lands for all countries of the World Wild pasture lands : 46 %
Compare forest areas of all countries of the World Forests : 12 %

Min. Height : -4 m (Fenland)
Compare maximum heights of all countries of the WorldMax. Height : 1344 m (Ben Nevis)


Great Britain - Climate
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Great Britain - People
Nationality : British, English
Main language(s) : English
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Population (2005) : 60 154 000 people
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Density : 246 people / Km2
Compare fertility rates of all countries of the World (2002)
Compare fertility rates of all countries of the World (2005)
Fertility rate : 1.74 children / woman
Compare life expectancy in all countries of the World (2002)
Compare life expectancy in all countries of the World (2005)
Life expectancy : 79 years
Compare urban population for all countries of the World (2002)
Compare urban population for all countries of the World (2005)
Urban population : 89 %

Main cities :
11 800 000 people London (aggl.)
7 300 000 people London (capital)
1 000 000 people Birmingham
728 000 people Leeds
612 000 people Glasgow
530 000 people Sheffield
483 000 people Bradford
464 000 people Liverpool
450 000 people Edimburg
428 000 people Manchester
400 000 people Bristol
390 000 people Kirklees
318 000 people Cardiff


Great Britain - Economy
Currency : Pound Sterling (GBP) = 100 Pence
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 0.676 GBP

Compare GDP of all countries of the WorldGDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 1557 billion dollars
Compare GDP per capita for all countries of the WorldGDP per capita, 2002 : 25884 dollars
Compare GNP of all countries of the WorldGNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 2263.7 billion dollars
Compare GNP per capita for all countries of the WorldGNP per capita, 2005 : 37632 dollars


Great Britain - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Potatoes = 100 Kg (2)
- Tea = 2.5 Kg (3)
- Chocolate (6)
- Beer = 100 l (6)
- Milk = 120 l (8)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Green peas (4)
- Currants (5)
- Carrots (7)
- Barley (9)
- Potatoes (11)
- Wheat (12)
- Sheeps (7)
- Wool (8)
- Natural gas (5)
- Potash (9)
- Oil (10)
- Coal (11)
- Nickel (12)
- Zinc (19)
- Deposits of oil (26)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 1997) :
- Beer (6)
- Cheese (8)
RECORDS :
- Great Britain is the 8th largest island in the world (228 273 Km2).
- 2nd longest tunnel in the world = Eurotunnel (England-France ; 49.9 Km).
- 3rd longest suspension bridge in the world = Humber (1410 m).


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