The UK is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy.Other major urban areas in the UK include the conurbations centred on Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester.The months had very unfamiliar names: The latter was a 'leap day', occurring once every four years.Years themselves were numbered from 1 to 14, with 1 being the first year of the Republic, following the Revolution, that is the 22nd of September 1792 to the 21st of September 1793.With an area of 242,500 square kilometres (93,600 sq mi), the UK is the 78th-largest sovereign state in the world.
Although the United Kingdom, as a sovereign state, is a country, England, Scotland, Wales and, to a lesser degree, Northern Ireland, are also regarded as countries, though they are not sovereign states.
Converting a Republican year, therefore, is similar in practice to converting a regnal year. D6) with detail below There are many other forms of specialised calendar, such as the Hebrew, Islamic and Chinese calendars.
This pamphlet entitled 'La Décade' is dated 20 Germinal in the 6th year of the Republic. There are resources for deciphering these calendars available online.
From time to time users may encounter other, unfamiliar forms of dating.
One example of this is the French Revolutionary Calendar, which operated in France between November 1793 and January 1806 (and again, briefly in 1871).The term "United Kingdom" is found in informal use during the 18th century and the country was also occasionally referred to as the "United Kingdom of Great Britain" though its full official name, from 1707 to 1800, was merely "Great Britain", without a "long form".