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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE UNITED

KINGDOM, GREAT BRITAIN AND ENGLAND

THE GREAT BRITAIN

Is the 9th largest island in the world;

Includes: England, Scotland and Wales;

The Kingdom of Great Britain resulted


from the political union of the kingdoms
of England and Scotland, in 1707;

THE GREAT BRITAIN

In 1801, under a new Act of Union,


this kingdom merged with the
Kingdom of Ireland to create the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Ireland;

THE GREAT BRITAIN

After the Irish War of


Independence (1919-1921) most of
Ireland seceded from the Union,
which became the United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Ireland.

THE GREAT BRITAIN

THE UNITED KINGDOM

A unitary state;

Governed under a constitutional


monarchy;

Capital: London;

THE UNITED KINGDOM

Consists of 4 administrative

divisions: England, Northern


Ireland, Scotland and Wales;

THE UNITED KINGDOM

Englands capital: London

Scotlands capital: Edinburgh;

Northern Irelands capital: Belfast;

The capital of Wales: Cardiff;

THE UNITED KINGDOM

ENGLAND

Is a country that
is part of the
United
Kingdom;

Capital: London;

ENGLAND (THE YELLOW PART)

ENGLAND

Stonehenge

THE UNITED KINGDOM, GREAT BRITAIN &


ENGLAND

The United Kingdom

England