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    Largest library

    British Library in London is the largest library in the world. It has more than 170 million items catalogued.
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    Oldest and largest occupied castle
    Windsor Castle, an official residence of the British Monarch, is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. It has been inhabited continuously for more than a thousand years. Current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, is the 39th resident of the castle. The traditional State Banquet is held in St George's Hall, with a table seating up to 160 guests.
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    The empire on which the sun never set
    Today, there are 26 monarchies remain in the world with a fascinating network of kings, queens, sultans, emperors and emirs who rule or reign over 43 countries in all. Sixteen countries, including Canada and Australia, are still technically subjects of the British monarchy. At its zenith in the 19th century, the British Empire ruled a quarter of the world’s population.
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