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Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England

The terminology of the UK is fairly confusing for British people, let alone everyone else. Are Great Britain, the United Kingdom, and England the same thing? Is London part of England or just part of the United Kingdom? Is Ireland part of the UK? What’s Wales!?

This infographic explains the geographical differences, as well as some of the history that helped shape it.

For example, did you know that after the execution of King Charles I in the 1600s, England was a republic for 11 years? It’ll also explain how that hybrid of flags the Union flag came about. Wait, isn’t it called the Union Jack? Don’t worry, it covers that too…

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