Geopolitical map of United Kingdom

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CapitalPopulationArea
London 62,348,447 244,820
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
GB +44 21:24:42 Europe/London
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Only one country share a border with United Kingdom

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Some data about United Kingdom

United Kingdom is a country of 62,348,447 inhabitants, with an area of ‚Äč244,820 km2, its capital is London and its time zone is "Europe/London". Its ISO code is "GB" in 2 positions and "GBR" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to United Kingdom, you must dial your telephone code, which is 44. The currency used in United Kingdom is the "Pound" (GBP).

The administrative subdivision of United Kingdom (administrative division) is made up of 12 Overseas Territories (level 1), 4 Constituent countries (level 1), 3 Crown Dependencies (level 1), 26 District Council areas (level 2), 32 Council areas (level 2), 9 Regions (level 2), 22 Principal areas (level 2), 27 Shire counties (level 3), 56 Unitary Authorities (level 3), 6 Metropolitan counties (level 3), 2863 Wards (level 4), 201 Non-metropolitan districts (level 4), 33 London boroughs (level 4) and 36 Metropolitan boroughs (level 4). United Kingdom has 96 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 1 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of United Kingdom with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of United Kingdom to access a zoom level and finer details.

United Kingdom shares borders with Ireland.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in United Kingdom

Number of cities by importance (population) in United Kingdom. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
96 37 8 1
47.6 % 34.2 % 20.1 % 12.1 %
  • The 96 most important cities represent 47.6% of the entire population
  • The 37 most important cities represent 34.2% of the entire population
  • The 8 most important cities represent 20.1% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 12.1% of the entire population

Administrative division of United Kingdom

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
12 Overseas Territories1
4 Constituent countries1
3 Crown Dependencies1
26 District Council areas2
32 Council areas2
9 Regions2
22 Principal areas2
27 Shire counties3
56 Unitary Authorities3
6 Metropolitan counties3
2863 Wards4
201 Non-metropolitan districts4
33 London boroughs4
36 Metropolitan boroughs4

List of first-order administrative division in United Kingdom

  • England
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Wales

List of major cities of United Kingdom

  • London7 556 900 inhabitants
  • Birmingham984 333 inhabitants
  • Liverpool864 122 inhabitants
  • Nottingham729 977 inhabitants
  • Sheffield685 368 inhabitants
  • Bristol617 280 inhabitants
  • Glasgow591 620 inhabitants
  • Leicester508 916 inhabitants
  • Edinburgh464 990 inhabitants
  • Leeds455 123 inhabitants
  • Cardiff447 287 inhabitants
  • Manchester395 515 inhabitants
  • Stoke-on-Trent372 775 inhabitants
  • Coventry359 262 inhabitants
  • Sunderland335 415 inhabitants
  • Birkenhead325 264 inhabitants
  • Islington319 143 inhabitants
  • Reading318 014 inhabitants
  • Kingston upon Hull314 018 inhabitants
  • Preston313 332 inhabitants
  • Newport306 844 inhabitants
  • Swansea300 352 inhabitants
  • Bradford299 310 inhabitants
  • Southend-on-Sea295 310 inhabitants
  • Belfast274 770 inhabitants
  • Derby270 468 inhabitants
  • Plymouth260 203 inhabitants
  • Luton258 018 inhabitants
  • Wolverhampton252 791 inhabitants
  • City of Westminster247 614 inhabitants
  • Southampton246 201 inhabitants
  • Blackpool239 409 inhabitants
  • Milton Keynes229 941 inhabitants
  • Bexley228 000 inhabitants
  • Northampton215 963 inhabitants
  • Archway215 667 inhabitants
  • Norwich213 166 inhabitants
  • Dudley199 059 inhabitants
  • Aberdeen196 670 inhabitants
  • Portsmouth194 150 inhabitants