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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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