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The United Kingdom

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Capital:

London

Demonym:

British

Language:

English

Religion:

Protestant

Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
 -  Monarchy Elizabeth II
 -  Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Formation:
 -  Acts of Union of England and Scotland 1 May 1707
 -  Acts of Union of Great Britain and Ireland 1 January 1801

Area:

(British Isles) 242,495 km2

Population:

50,225,000

Currency:

Pound sterling (£)
Player(s): CarlHaglund

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly just United Kingdom, is a kingdom in Europe.

The United Kingdom is a founding member of the United Nations (UN) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).


British Armed Forces

Structure

The current structure of defence management in Britain was set in place in 1952 when the modern day Ministry of Defence (MoD) was created (an earlier form had existed since 1940). The MoD assumed the roles of the Admiralty, the War Office and the Air Ministry. The Ministry of Defence is devided into three branches, Army, Air force, and Navy. Current military numbers are at approximately 871 000, with around 2 000 aircraft, 2 500 trucks, 1 500 tanks, and 4 000 APCs.

Royal Army