EUROPE

United Kingdom Map

A United Kingdom map showing the four countries – England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It includes a satellite and elevation map of the United Kingdom that shows its topography and highest peak.

REFERENCE

United Kingdom Map

The United Kingdom is an island in western Europe and part of the British Isles archipelago. It’s located northwest of France and east of Ireland. Great Britain consists of the countries of England, Scotland, and Wales. The United Kingdom includes Northern Ireland and many smaller nearby islands. Their total areas can be divided as England 53%, Scotland 32%, Wales 9%, and Northern Ireland 6%. It’s situated in the Atlantic Ocean with the Irish Sea and Inner Seas on the west, and the North Sea on the east coast.

IMAGERY

United Kingdom Satellite Map

The United Kingdom occupies an area of 242,495 square kilometers (93,628 sq mi). In size, this is less than the total area of Michigan but larger than Romania.  London is the capital and largest city of the United Kingdom with about 9 million people.  This is the location where the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, is the defining point of the Prime Meridian.  The Thames River flows through southern England into London. It’s the longest river in England at 215 miles. But River Severn is the longest river in all of the United Kingdom.

HILLSHADE

United Kingdom Elevation Map

The terrain in the United Kingdom is mostly rugged hills and low mountains. Then, it transitions to rolling plains in the east and southeast. The highest point in the United Kingdom is Ben Nevis summit, which stands 1,345 meters in height above sea level.  This mountain peak is located in the Scottish Highlands, a sparsely populated area in the northwest of the United Kingdom. Whereas the Cambrian Mountains are a series of mountain ranges located in the southern region in Wales.