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What is the difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England? And what is Anguilla?

1. United Kingdom


The United Kingdom is the abbreviated name of the country whose full name is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

2. Great Britain


Great Britain is a geographical rather than a political term. It is not a country, but an island located north-west of France and east of Ireland.

3. England


England is one of the four territories that make up the United Kingdom - the other three are Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is the largest and most important part of the United Kingdom, with more than 80% of the UK's population living in England.

4. Anguilla


Anguilla is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom, an island between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, in the Windward Antilles archipelago.

Updated on: 08/04/2024

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