Did you know? UK Fun Facts

The average person spends 277 hours per year commuting to workScreen Shot 2016-07-27 at 16.04.52

 

 

It rains more in Rome or Brussels than it does in London

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833 Boris Bike journeys are made per hourScreen Shot 2016-07-27 at 16.06.41

 

Big Ben is not the name of the clock tower but of the bell inside

 

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The average daily commute is 37.8 minutes each way

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The UK is smaller than the US State of Oregon

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There are 23,000 licensed taxis in London

 

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More than 30,000 people in England are called John Smith

 

 

Every hour in London 126,369 passengers use public transport

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The London Eye rotates 20 times a day

 

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The English drink more tea per capita than anywhere else in the world

 

 

3,500,000 tube journeys are made per day

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England is only 35km from FranceScreen Shot 2016-07-27 at 16.14.50

 

 

31,600 passengers per week travel on The Emirates Air Line cable car

 

 

More than 300 different languages are spoken in England

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The busiest tube route in London is from Leicester Square to Covent Garden, despite the fact it is actually quicker to walk!

 

 

In the UK accents change noticeably, about every 25 miles

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The treasures contained in the British Museum span two million years of world civilisation

 

 

The Queen is the legal owner of one-sixth of the earth’s land surfaceScreen Shot 2016-07-27 at 16.15.35

 

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