Country Name The United Kingdom, officially the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland but 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.
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.
Reason for Naming the country
The name "United Kingdom" refers to a union of four countries: England - Scotland - Wales - Ireland (the northern part only).
The real name of the United Kingdom in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The term "Great Britain" refers to the island of Great Britain, or politically to England, Scotland, and Wales.
There are two explanations for why the word Great came before "Britain", the first of these explanations:
That this title is used to differentiate between Britain and similar labels,
The second explanation goes back to King James I, who wished to clarify that Britain did not rule only England and parts of Wales, but ruled the islands, thereby establishing himself as the king and ruler of the Great British Empire.