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UK Facts

General Information KAPLAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGES How much does a loaf of bread cost? How many airports are in the UK? What is the equivalent of £1? These are just a few UK facts worth knowing. Just so you know... +44 999 CLOSED The dialling Shops close early on Sundays Brits drive Clocks go forward You must stand by 1 hour on around March Emergency number is 999 on the left on the right when using code is +44 and go back around October escalators What money do the Brits use? Notes £1 is equivalent to*: 1.18 € Euro £5 £10 £20 £50 1.53 USD 9.39 Chinese Yuan 5.61 UAE Dirham Coins 10p 50p £2 3.09 R$ Brazilian Real *Last updated in May 2013 5p 20p By the way: 13 Money in Scotland looks different but is worth the same Public holidays 2013 1st January New Year's Day 29th March Good Friday 1st April Easter Monday 6th May Early May bank holiday 27th May Spring bank holiday 26th August Summer bank holiday 25th December Christmas Day 26th December Boxing Day 29 JAN MAR APR MAY 27 26 25 26 MAY AUG DEC DEC Top 5 cool facts about the UK The English are huge tea fans! They drink almost 20 times more tea than the Americans There are over 300 languages spoken in England SSS Hot chocolate originated in England and the first store to sell it opened about the year 1600 About 80,000 umbrellas are left on the underground tubes every year, unclaimed The London Eye is the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe How much do things cost here? O Food and Drink O Clothing £0.95 per pint* Milk Restaurant £40* meal for 2 Chain store dress £30* £40* Chain store jeans E Bills Electricity/Gas Internet £137 /pm* £19 /pm* Stuff you want £8* £15* DVD PS game *Average prices in 2013 So many airports, so little time... + GLA Glasgow International + EDI Edinburgh > MAN Manchester + LTN London Luton + BHX Birmingham International Airport + BRS Bristol + STN Stansted + LGW London Gatwick + LHR London Heathrow Sources: http://www.fodors.com/news/story_3959.html http://www.venere.com/blog/uk-fun-facts/ https://www.gov.uk/bank-holidays/ http://www.airportcodes.co.uk/

UK Facts

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UK General Information. Especially designed for international students. Do you know how much a loaf of bread costs? How many airports are in the UK? What is the equivalent of £1? These are just a few...

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