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British Life and Culture

by Mandy Barrow

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British life and culture - England, Scotland and Wales
What are the Geographic Facts of the UK?

Where is the UK located?

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

What are the geographic coordinates of the UK?

54 00 N, 2 00 W

Map references:


total: 244,820 sq km
water: 3,230 sq km
note: includes Rockall and Shetland Islands
land: 241,590 sq km

Area - comparative:
slightly smaller than Oregon

Land boundaries:
total: 360 km

Border countries:
Ireland 360 km

12,429 km

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Mandy is the creator of the Woodlands Resources section of the Woodlands Junior website. 
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Mandy left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consulatant. 
She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St. John's Primary School in Sevenoaks Kent.

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