United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is a country full of culture and history. It is split into 4 countries consisting of Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Each country has a passion for their sport, in particular the English Premiere League is the biggest football league in the world. England were also rugby union world champions in 2003. England also hosts the biggest grand slam tennis tournament at Wimbledon every year in the middle of June. Scotland prides itself for being the home of golf, providing beautiful infamous golf courses such as St Andrews, Gleneagles and Royal Troon. Wales is a very proud rugby nation and a successful one too highlighted by their recent success in winning the 6 nations in 2008. Northern Ireland provides good competition in sports such as hockey and football.

General Information
Capital: London
Language: English
Currency: Pound Sterling
International Dialling Code: +44
Population: 62 million

Sports Available
Cricket, Athletics, Golf – Apr – Aug
Hockey, Rugby, Football , Netball – Aug – May

Places to Visit
London
Manchester
Newcastle
Liverpool
Edinburgh
Glasgow
Belfast
Cardiff