United Kingdom

Fast Facts

Head of State: Queen Elizabeth II (since 6 February 1952)
Head of Government: Prime Minister David CAMERON (since 11 May 2010)
Population: 63,047,162 (July 2011 est.)
National Holiday: June 17 (Celebration of the Birthday of the Queen)
Capital: London
Area: 244,820 sq km (B.C.= 947,800)