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United Kingdom: General facts

vPolitical system: constitutional monarchyCapital: LondonTotal area: 242,500 square kilometresPopulation: 63 millionMain language: EnglishCurrency: pound sterling

vPolitical system: constitutional monarchy
Capital: London
Total area: 242,500 square kilometres
Population: 63 million
Main language: English
Currency: pound sterling

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