UNITED KINGDOM
Official Name: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Area: 94,501 sq mi (244,820 sq km)
Comparative Area: 6/10th the size of California
Capital City: London
Latitude and Longitude: 51 30 00 N, 000 10 00 W
Est. Population: 60,270,708 (July 2004)
Official Language: None. English is the de facto official language
Terrain: mostly rugged hills and low mountains; level to rolling plains
in east and southeast
Currency: British pound (GBP)
No. Bird Species: 577  (1 Endemic:  Scottish Crossbill   Loxia scotica)