United Kingdom Country Code +44

Country calling code +44

Alpha-2 Code GB

Alpha-3 Code GBR

About United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland. Otherwise, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the southwest, giving it the 12th-longest coastline in the world. The Irish Sea separates Great Britain and Ireland. The total area of the United Kingdom is 94,000 square miles (240,000 km2). The United Kingdom is a unitary parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. The current monarch is Queen Elizabeth II, who has reigned since 1952, making her the world's longest-serving current head of state. The United Kingdom's capital is London, a global city and financial centre with an urban area population of 10.3 million. Other major cities include Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, and Manchester...

United Kingdom Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 54°37'59"N / 3°25'56"W
  • CAPITAL: London
  • POPULATION: 67,781,038
  • AREA: 241,930 Km2
  • GDP: $2,637,866,340,434
  • TELEPHONES: 33,010,000
  • INTERNET HOSTS: 8,107,000
  • INTERNET USERS: 51,444,000

How to Call United Kingdom from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call United Kingdom from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 44, the country code for United Kingdom.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in United Kingdom

  • LANGUAGES: English
  • CURRENCY: Pound (GBP)

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