We love United Kingdom!
The United Kingdom is an island country located off the northwestern coast of mainland Europe. It comprises 4 countries: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Its main capital, the multifaceted city of London, besides being the hub for many international students, is among the world’s leading commercial, financial, and cultural centres.
1) UK Top Environmental facts
Since the UK is surrounded by the sea, the overall climate is called temperate maritime.
Agriculture benefits from this mild climate (especially in winter) and frequent rainfall. Wheat is a major crop in the UK, as well as cereals, oats and barley. Typical products of the land are also potatoes, sugar beet, cabbages, rape and kale.
Speaking of environment, there is high chance that UK is currently leading the fight against plastic pollution. Reportedly, plastic straws, as well as disposable cotton ear swabs are going to be banned countrywide within the next year.
Buckingham Palace itself has implemented a plan to gradually cut off disposable plastics at the royal estates.
Moreover, according to recent market research, organic cosmetic products are increasingly rising in the UK.
2) About British people
The United Kingdom has a very multicultural society and is very open to new religions and cultures. Although it’s still keeping old traditions like the royal party, British culture is multiethnic and cosmopolitan.
3) UK natural Wonders
- The Needles, Isle of Wight, England
- Malham Cove, North Yorkshire, England
- Giant’s Causeway, Antrim, Northern Ireland
- The Three Sisters of Glencoe, Scotland
4) British love to eat
Tea – The average is 3 cups of tea per person in the UK! The most famous is Black Tea, mostly taken with milk.
Curry – It’s intrinsic to UK food culture! Curry species and sauces are perfect to wrap vegetables, beans, grains…
5) A bit of language!
Undoubtedly, Britain’s greatest export has been the English language, now spoken basically in every corner of the world as one of the leading international means of communication.
“Amazing what the British do with language; the nuances of politeness. The world’s great diplomats, surely.”
— Anne Rice