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Where is the United Kingdom?
United Kingdom Information:
The United Kingdom is located in western Europe and consists of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, The North Sea, and the Irish Sea.
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United Kingdom Cities:
Aberdeen, Aberystwyth, Antrim, Armagh, Ayr, Ballycastle, Barnsley, Barrow-in-Furness, Bath, Belfast, Birmingham, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Caernarfon, Cambridge, Canterbury, Cardiff, Carlisle, Carmarthen, Chelmsford, Cheltenham, Chester, Chichester, Coleraine, Cookstown, Coventry, Cupar, Derby, Doncaster, Dorchester, Dover, Downpatrick, Dumfries, Dundee, Durham, Edinburgh, Exeter, Falkirk, Fishguard, Fort William, Glasgow, Gloucester, Grimsby, Hamilton, Hastings, Hereford, Holyhead, Inverness, Ipswich, King's Lynn, Kingston upon Hull, Kirkcaldy, Kirkwall, Larne, Leeds, Leicester, Lerwick, Lewes, Lincoln, Liverpool, London, Londonderry, Luton, Maidstone, Manchester, Mansfield, Matlock, Middlesbrough, Mold, Motherwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newport, Newry, Newton Saint Boswells, Northallerton, Northampton, Norwich, Nottingham, Oban, Oxford, Penzance, Perth, Peterborough, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Preston, Reading, Reigate, Saint Andrews, Salisbury, Scarborough, Sheffield, Shrewsbury, South Shields, Southampton, Southend-on-Sea, Stafford, Stockport, Stoke-on-Trent, Stornoway, Stranraer, Stratford-upon-Avon, Stroud, Sunderland, Swansea, Thurso, Torbay, Trowbridge, Truro, Ullapool, Wakefield, Warwick, West Bromwich, Weymouth, Winchester, Wolverhampton, Wokingham, Workington, and York.
United Kingdom Locations:
Atlantic Ocean, Bristol Channel, Cardigan Bay, Celtic Sea, English Channel, Firth of Lorn, Hebrides Islands, Irish Sea, Isles of Scilly, Isle of Wight, Kilbrannan Sound, Loch Ericht, Loch Katrine, Loch Laggan, Loch Lomond, Loch Ness, Loch Rannoch, Loch Tommel, Lough Neagh, Lyme Bay, Morecambe Bay, North Channel, North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Orkney Islands, Saint George's Channel, Sea of the Hebrides, Severn River, Shetland Islands, Solway Firth, Strait of Dover, Thames River, The Minch, Trent River, Tweed River, and Wigtown Bay.
United Kingdom Natural Resources:
The United Kingdom has fossil fuels of coal, petroleum and natural gas. Metal resources in the country include iron ore, lead, tin, zinc and gold. Numerous other natural resources present include salt, gypsum, potash, chalk, clay, silica sand, slate, limestone and arable land.
United Kingdom Natural Hazards:
The United Kingdom has some natural hazards, which include floods and winter windstorms.
United Kingdom Environmental Issues:
Although the United Kingdom has made progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution is still an issue. Pesticides and heavy metals have caused soil pollution. Industry, tourism, and housing pressures have caused the loss of some marine and coastal habitats.
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