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General Information - United Kingdom

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There might be a situation where you are in dispute with a company, a professional person, your employer, a member of your family or somebody else in your own country or abroad which has a connection with the United Kingdom.

To help you solve this problem you will need relevant information such as how to obtain access to justice in the United Kingdom.

Much of this information can be obtained in these pages of the European Judicial Network.

This is the Homepage of the United Kingdom

in the European Judicial Network in civil and commercial matters

Population
United Kingdom
England
Wales
Scotland
Northern Ireland


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58,789,194
49,138,831
2,903,085
5,062,011
1,685,267

Area
United Kingdom
England
Wales
Scotland
Northern Ireland


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244,101 km2 (94,248 square miles)
130,410 km2 (50,351 square miles)
20, 758 km2 (8,015 square miles)
78,789 km2 (30,420 square miles)
14,160 km2 (5,467 square miles)

Capital

London

Date of accession to the Community

1973

Currency

Pound Sterling (£)

Official language(s)

English throughout the United Kingdom; English and Welsh in Wales

National anthem

God save our gracious Queen,
Long live our noble Queen,
God save the Queen.
Send her victorious,
Happy and Glorious,
Long to reign over us; God save the Queen.

Relevant links

United Kingdom
UK online The easy way to government information and services online
England and Wales

 
Ministry of Justice

Her Majesty's Court Service
ScotlandScottish Executive The Scottish Courts Website
Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland Courts Service

The United Kingdom pages also include information on the legal system in Gibraltar. More information on Gibraltar can be found at: www.gibraltar.gov.gi

General and practical information on law and procedures in the United Kingdom to help you solve your dispute can be found by clicking on the topics on the left of the screen.

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