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Great Britain

The Royal Family, tea at five, beautiful Nature and football. All those are characteristic of a country which is exceptional for its openness to modern global trends and yet maintains its centuries-old traditions. Great Britain is a country much sought after by people from all over the world, who mostly arrive here to find job opportunities. According to the statistics, foreigners represent nearly 8 % of the total population. The medical care in Great Britain is at a very high level regarding doctors’ qualifications, modern hospital equipment and the availability of medicines.

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Great Britain

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In 1997, 39 people in Great Britain were admitted to hospital due to a tea cosy-related injury.

The first "Fish and Chips" restaurant was opened by a Jewish immigrant in 1860.

Great Britain

J. K. Rowling, author of the famous Harry Potter books, is the first person in the world to have managed to earn more than a billion dollars by writing books.

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Surface area243 799 km2
Capital cityLondon
Head of StateQueen Elizabeth II
Overall GDPUSD 2 678 billion
Number of citizens64.1 million
of which % of foreigners7.7 %
Number of hospital beds3 beds/1 000 citizens
Average life expectancy80 years