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The United Kingdom is represented by the land masses colored in orange.

  • London is the capital of England.
  • England is a country.
  • Britain is an area that consists of England and the country of Wales.
  • Great Britain is the name of the island that is home to the countries of England, Wales, and Scotland.
  • The United Kingdom (UK) is a country that is a union of the countries on the island of Great Britain, along with the country of Northern Ireland (which shares the island of Ireland with the Republic of Ireland.)
  • The Republic of Ireland (shown here in light green) is a separate country that is not part of the UK.
  • London is also the capital of the UK.

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