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Location:  Western Europe, islands - including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland - between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea; northwest of France
Geographic Coordinates:   54 00 N, 2 00 W
Area:   243,610 sq km (land: 241,930 sq km water: 1,680 sq km)
Climate:  Temperate; moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic Current; more than one-half of the days are overcast
Languages:  English
Population:  63,395,574 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  London
Religion:  Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist) 71.6%, Muslim 2.7%, Hindu 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified or none 23.1% (2001 census)
Ethnic Groups:  White (of which English 83.6%, Scottish 8.6%, Welsh 4.9%, Northern Irish 2.9%) 92.1%, black 2%, Indian 1.8%, Pakistani 1.3%, mixed 1.2%, other 1.6% (2001 census)
Independence:  None

Source:  CIA Factbook