United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Facts

Capital: London
Continent: Europe
Population: 63 million
Size: 243,820 square kilometres
Language: English, Welsh, Gaelic – Hello!
Currency: Pound
Pound: The second Saturday in June (Her Majesty the Queen’s Official Birthday)

Climate
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.

Trivia
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!