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England / Scotland: About England/Scotland

About England

Some interesting facts about the United Kingdom...

  • Visa

    You are not required to have a Visa if you are visiting for 6 months or less but you might need certain documents. Here is a link to the documents that might be reguired:http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/documents/out-of-country/visitors.pdf.

  • Passport                                                                                                                                                                                You are required to have a Passport when traveling to London.

  • Money

    The pound is the currency used in London. 100 pence make up a pound. You will usually hear British people say "pee" rather than pence, as in 50p (50 pee). More colloquially, a pound is known as a "quid", a five pound note is a "fiver" and a ten pound note a "tenner".

  • Departure tax

    CUC $25 (cash only)

  • Area

    607 sq miles

  • Population

    8.174 million

  • Famous for

    Buckingham Palace,

  • Country code

    44

  • Language

    English

  • Capital

    London

About Scotland

  • Visa     

            You are not required to have a Vusa if you are visiting from the United States or Canada.

  • Passport  

           You are required to have a Passport 

  • Money

​           Pound sterling

  • Capital

​            Edinburgh

  • Largest City

           Glasgow

  • Official Languages

           English, Scots, Gaelic

  • Area

​           30,414 sq. miles

  • Population

           5.2 million