This map of the United Kingdom shows major cities, bodies of water and surrounding countries. The U.K. is shown in orange. Ireland is shown in green and France in brown.
The U.K. includes the island of Great Britain and the north-eastern part of Ireland. There are many smaller surrounding islands as well. The UK is surrounded by the following bodies of water: The Atlantis, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Irish Sea. The US is part of the European Union, but it has its own currency, the Pound.
There are many spectacular places to visit in the UK, including historic destinations like the Stonehenge and London. Countries that make up the UK are England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. England alone accounts for half of the total land area.
Scotland is a beautiful destination, particularly during the warmer season. It includes 800 islands which are scenic and remote.