United Kingdom Travel Guide
United Kingdom, island country located off the north-western coast of mainland Europe. The United Kingdom comprises the whole of the island of Great Britain. The union comprises of four countries: England, Wales, and Scotland as well as the northern portion of the island of Ireland. It has a land border with Ireland.
Great Britain is traditionally divided into a highland and a lowland zone. The division being a line from the south-west, to the north-east of England. With Wales, Scotland and the north of the England being in the highland zone.
Its diverse scenery, pulsing cities and rich cultural heritage, home to an impressive 25 World Heritage site, it draws visitors to see beautifully preserved country estates and castles, and its many world-class art galleries and museums.