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The United Kingdom is made up of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It has a long history as a major player in international affairs and fulfils an important role in the EU, UN and Nato. The twentieth century saw Britain having to redefine its place in the world. At the beginning of the century it commanded a world-wide empire as the foremost global power. Two world wars and the end of empire diminished its role, but the UK remains a major economic and military power, with considerable political and cultural influence around the world.

The total population in United Kingdom was last recorded at 62.6 million people in 2011 from 52.4 million in 1960, changing 20 percent during the last 50 years. Population in the United Kingdom is reported by the World Bank. Historically, from 1960 until 2011, the United Kingdom Population averaged 57.2 Million reaching an all time high of 62.6 Million in December of 2011 and a record low of 52.4 Million in December of 1960. The population of the United Kingdom represents 0.91 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 111 people on the planet is a resident of United Kingdom

The UK has been at the forefront of youth culture since the heyday of the Beatles and Rolling Stones in the 1960s. It has a rich literary heritage encompassing the works of English writers such as William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens, Scot Robert Burns, Welshman Dylan Thomas and Northern Irishman Seamus Heaney. Traditional music has deep roots across the UK, which has also produced classical composers from Henry Purcell in the Baroque period to Benjamin Britten in the 20th century.

India’s Association:

  • The relief of poverty, sickness and distress amongst those who may be in need of help in the United Kingdom and overseas, in particular but not exclusively for the benefit of those inhabitants who are Indian or of Indian descent, by supporting organisations establishing developmental or educational projects which serve the needs of these persons and improve their conditions of need.
  • Advancing education.
  • Promoting the projection and preservation of public health.
  • Indian Association has no administrative costs – every penny we raise goes directly to the projects that we fund.

INDIAN MISSIONS IN UNITED KINGDOM

High Commissioner of India, Dr. J. Bhagwati
India House, Aldwych,
London WC2B 4NA,
United Kingdom.

Telephone: +00-44-20-78368484, 76323123 (After office hours)
Fax: +00-44-20-78364331
E-Mail:hc.office@hcilondon.in
hoc.london@mea.gov.in
Website:www.hcilondon.inExternal website that opens in a new window

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