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United Kingdom

Updated: Sep 13, 2022

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Country Name

The United Kingdom, officially the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, is more commonly known as the UK or Britain.

The difference between England, Britain, and the UK:


It is the largest part of the United Kingdom, bordered on the north by Scotland and the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Wales, on the north-west by the Irish Sea, and on the east by the North Sea, while the English Channel separates it from the European continent to the south.


Britain consists of England, Scotland, and Wales.

United Kingdom:

The United Kingdom consists of four countries (Britain, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland).


Located on the western side of Europe. It includes both Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and many small islands.

The United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and bordered by the North Sea from the east, the English Channel from the South, and the Irish Sea from the South and Southwest.

The English Channel connects Great Britain with France.