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United Kingdom
(11,724 words)

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

67,334,000

Area

240,000 sq. km (94,000 sq. mi)

Population density

280/sq. km (710/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.59% (per 1,000: births 12, deaths 9)

Under 15 years

18%

Urban dwellers

84% (0.80% p.a.)

Largest cities

London 9,304,000; Manchester 2,730,000; Birmingham 2,607,000; West Yorkshire 1,889,000; Glasgow 1,673,000; plus 23 over 300,000

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“United Kingdom”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02GBR>
First published online: 2020



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