Politics The United Kingdom is a unitary state under a constitutional monarchy. Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state of the UK.
Law and Criminal Justice The United Kingdom does not have a single legal system The Royal Courts of Justice of England and Wales The High Court of Justiciary – the supreme court of Scotland
Foreign Relations The UK is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, a member of NATO, the Commonwealth of Nations, the Council of Europe, and is a member state of the European Union.
Military The armed forces of the United Kingdom—officially, Her Majesty's Armed Forces—consist of three professional service branches: the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, the British Army and the Royal Air Force.
Economy The UK has a partially regulated market economy. Based on market exchange rates the UK is today the fifth-largest economy in the world and the second-largest in Europe after Germany. The Bank of England – the central bank of the UK
Science and technology Isaac Newton Charles Darwin James Clerk Maxwell Stephen Hawking
Transport The UK has a railway network of 10,072 miles in Great Britain and 189 miles in Northern Ireland. London Heathrow Airport
Religion A majority of citizens still identify with Christianity in many surveys, regular church attendance has fallen dramatically since the middle of the 20th century. Westminster Abbey is used for the coronation of В ritish monarchs
Education Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter, with each country having a separate education system. About 38 percent of United Kingdom population has a university or college degree, which is the highest percentages in the Europe, and among the highest percentages in the world. King’s College, part of the University of Cambridge Queen’s University Belfast
Culture The culture of the United Kingdom has been influenced by many factors including: the nation's island status; its history as a western liberal democracy and a major power; as well as being a political union of four countries with each preserving elements of distinctive traditions, customs and symbolism.