5 interesting facts you never knew about THE UK

Think you know British culture? Think again!

Did you know these interesting facts about the UK?

  1. At its peak in the 18th century, the British Empire stretched 20% of the world’s surface and contained a quarter of the world’s population
  2. The United Kingdom recently named chicken tikka masala as its national dish, which is a spicy curry created in Britain and is unheard of in India itself.
  3. James Bond’s code “007” was inspired by the author Ian Fleming’s bus route from Canterbury to London
  4. An estimated 2 billion people around the world watched the wedding ceremony of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on April 29, 2011
  5. More languages (300) are spoken in London than in any other country in the world

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About the Author

Terence Brake

Terence Brake is an author in the global learning & development field and has over 20 years experience helping executives to work better across cultures.

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