The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the UK, is a sovereign state located off the northwest coast of continental Europe. The UK is made up of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
The official language of the UK is English, and it is widely spoken and understood throughout the country. There are also several regional languages and dialects spoken in various parts of the UK, including Welsh, Scottish Gaelic, Irish, and Cornish.
The currency used in the UK is the British pound sterling (GBP).
The flight time from the UK to other destinations varies depending on the departure and arrival cities, as well as the airline and routing. For example, a direct flight from London to New York typically takes around 8 hours, while a flight to Sydney, Australia may take around 24 hours with one or more stops.
The local time in the UK is the same as GMT, which means that when it is 12:00 pm (noon) in London, it is also 12:00 pm in GMT.
The main airport in the UK is London Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is located in the west of the city of London. The address of the airport is Heathrow Airport Limited, The Compass Centre, Nelson Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW6 2GW, United Kingdom.