United Kingdom: general facts

Political system: constitutional monarchyCapital: LondonTotal area: 242,500 square kilometresPopulation: 60.975 million in mid-2007Official language: EnglishCurrency: pound sterlingNumber of British citizens living in Slovakia: about 1,000

Political system: constitutional monarchy
Capital: London
Total area: 242,500 square kilometres
Population: 60.975 million in mid-2007
Official language: English
Currency: pound sterling
Number of British citizens living in Slovakia: about 1,000

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