Population: 63 million
Size: 243,820 square kilometres
Language: English, Welsh, Gaelic – Hello!
Pound: The second Saturday in June (Her Majesty the Queen’s Official Birthday)
The climate is mild, characterised by warm summers and cool winters. There is a lot of rain all year round. The weather is often very changeable and can change very quickly.
Queuing is an art form in itself for the British. The golden rule: never push in! Politeness and fairness are very important. It is also important to maintain the right distance – don’t get too close to the person in front but don’t leave too much space either!