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Capital:London
Area:244,820 km²
Population:60,609,153 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English, Welsh, Scottish form of Gaelic.
Religion(s):Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist) - 71.6%, Muslim - 2.7%, Hindu - 1%, others - 1.6%, unspecified and none - 23.1%.
Ethnic Group(s):English - 83.6%, Scottish - 8.6%, Welsh - 4.9%, Northern Irish - 2.9%, Black - 2%, Indian - 1.8%, Pakistani - 1.3%, mixed - 1.2%, others - 1.6%.