The political system in Great Britain is based on a constitutional monarchy at the head of which is a prime minister and a monarch.
Although the official language of Great Britain is English, other languages such as Scottish, Welsh and Irish are also spoken.
Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland make up the United Kingdom, which is home to nearly 63 million inhabitants.
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Great Britain is culturally wealthy. From literature (e.g., Shakespeare and Agatha Christie) to music (e.g., The Beatles, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Elton John and Adele) and even to sport (e.g., football, cricket, golf and tennis), Britain is one of a kind.
The capital of Great Britain is London, the most visited city in the world. The Tower of London, Kew Gardens, Westminster Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace are some of the places that attract high numbers of tourists.
Although Britain has no official national holiday, the Queen's birthday is celebrated nationwide.