Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is an English speaking monarchy in Europe comprising of England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland. It is a member of the European Union (except for the Crown Dependencies: the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey), but not part of the Schengen Area. It is considered as an eligible country in the USA Visa Waiver Progam, but not in the Electronic Diversity Visa Lottery. The official currency is the Pound Sterling (GBP/£), the country calling code is +44. The official timezone is GMT in winter and BST in summer.

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