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  • The Mystery of the Stonehenge

    Stonehenge has created a lot of speculation around itself for several years. One of the most prominent national monuments of Britain, the Stonehenge is situated in the Wiltshire County in South West England. A primitive monument, the Stonehenge is made of large standing stones that have been set in a…
  • The Magnificent Castles of UK

    The Magnificent Castles of UK The castles of UK are magnificent architectural pieces of art that are usually recognized to be built of stone during the Medieval Period. However, the history of the castles dates back to the Neolithic times. Every period has its own classification of castles but the first…
  • Buckingham Palace - The Official Residence of the British Monarch

    Buckingham Palace One of the most majestic buildings in the world, Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarch in London. The palace is also used to entertain guests on state, ceremonial and official occasions. The Buckingham Palace is located in the city of Westminster between Green Park, Hyde…
  • Giant's Causeway - Northern Ireland

    One of the most famous landmarks of Northern Ireland, the Giant's Causeway is a beautiful work of nature formed around 50-60 million years ago. The area consists of neatly packed basalt columns that were created millions of years ago by a flow of basaltic lava. As the lava cooled these…
  • LegoLand is a MUST VISIT for Muslim families in the UK

    An exciting place for people of all ages to have fun, LegoLand is a theme park located in Windsor. With over 50 interactive rides, driving schools, live shows and attractions, LegoLand is a great attraction for Muslim families traveling in the UK! Based on the children's toys, legos, it opened…
  • The London Science Museum - Fun for the whole Family

    Muslim Families with children have an attraction where EVERYONE will have fun! Whether you're traveling with grandparents or toddlers, the London Science Museum has something for everyone. One of the most amazing places to visit in England, the London Science Museum has something for everyone. The museum has several exhibits that exist…
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UK Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: London

GEOGRAPHY

The United Kingdom lies between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea. It shares a total land area of 243,610 square kilometres and northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that shares a land border. The UK has a coast line of 17,820 kilometres.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 62 Million. Muslims account for about 2.8% of the population.

CLIMATE

The climate varies with the seasons. Temperatures can even drop below -11°C or rise above 35°C. A mild and wet weather is in the eastern regions and majority of the rain falls over the western regions. Snowfall can occur in winter and summers are generally warm.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

English is the official language. Irish, Cornish and Scots are widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT +0
Summer: GMT +1

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

New Year's Day: January 1st
May Day: May 1st
Christmas: December 25th
Boxing Day: December 26th

CURRENCY

Pound Sterling

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/Medical/Fire : 999 or 112

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