United Kingdom Geography
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Geography of United Kingdom
Area: 243,000 sq. km. (93,000 sq. mi.); slightly smaller than Oregon. Cities: Capital--London (metropolitan pop. about 7.4 million).
Other cities--Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Sheffield, Liverpool, Bradford, Manchester, Edinburgh, Bristol, Belfast.
Terrain: 30% arable, 50% meadow and pasture, 12% waste or urban, 7% forested, 1% inland water.
Land use: 25% arable, 46% meadows and pastures, 10% forests and woodland, 19% other.
Climate: Generally mild and temperate; weather is subject to frequent changes but to few extremes of temperature.