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Countries forming the United Kingdom are England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. These countries exist as an island nation, sharing a land border with only one other state, the Republic of Ireland. The countries in the U.K. enjoy recognition as distinct countries with their own borders, but s


Visitors who wish to indulge in the authentic English cuisine should visit the Magpie Cafe in Whitby, North Yorkshire and the Laughing Gravy at Blackfriars Road in London. There are several places to eat in UK with a gamut of cuisines served across the country.


Ways to find people in the United Kingdom include searching the electoral roll, looking at land registry titles and searching for company directors. Sites such as the White Pages and the National Archives are also available to aid in the search.


As of 2015, the United Kingdom is comprised of four countries: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. England, Wales and Scotland make up the island of Great Britain. Northern Ireland is sometimes classified as a region rather than a country.


Universities in the United Kingdom include the well-known and prestigious University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge and the University of Edinburgh. Lesser known universities in the UK include the City University of London and the University of Ulster.


There were 64.6 million people living in the United Kingdom in 2014, according to the latest official population statistics. Additionally, as of March 2015, the annual net migration rate of the United Kingdom is 330,000.


Some colleges in the United Kingdom include the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge and the London School of Economics. These prestigious colleges rank as some of the top academic institutions in the United Kingdom.


WorldAtlas.com, NationalGeographic.com and MapsOfWorld.com all offer maps of the United Kingdom. WorldAtlas.com also offers tabs above its U.K. map with information on U.K. geography, statistics, flags and more.


As of 2014, there are 20,051 care homes, nursing homes and residential homes officially registered in the United Kingdom, with several more said to be coming soon. There are also 1,669 extra care homes that are not officially registered but likely provide 24-hour on-site care staffing.


Some medical schools in the United Kingdom are the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford. Both schools rank among the oldest and most prestigious medical colleges in the United Kingdom, according to the Telegraph.