The United Kingdom comprises four states, England, Wales and Scotland, and Northern Ireland. The population of the UK stands at 66.8 million people (as of 2020), the capital and largest city of the UK is London. London is among the world’s leading commercial, financial, and cultural centers. It is known as the home of both the Industrial Revolution and modern parliamentary democracy. Other major cities of UR are: Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester in England, Belfast and Londonderry in Northern Ireland, Edinburgh and Glasgow in Scotland, and Swansea and Cardiff in Wales.
The United Kingdom is the world’s 10th biggest tourist destination, with over 40 million tourists visiting each year. The chief tourist destinations are London, Edinburgh, Cambridge, York, Canterbury and the Oxford.