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    What's the difference between Great Britain and UK?
    My mates and i had this discussion last night and we still dont know! :eek:
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    (Original post by eriika)
    What's the difference between Great Britain and UK?
    My mates and i had this discussion last night and we still dont know! :eek:
    isnt great britain exlcuding northern ireland and uk is teh whole thing?
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    Well, when I was at primary school, we were told that,

    United Kingdom: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
    Great Britain: England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

    How stupid and naive I was......
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    (Original post by chidori)
    Well, when I was at primary school, we were told that,

    United Kingdom: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
    Great Britain: England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

    How stupid and naive I was......
    Bugger me. This thread really shows how little people outside the UK or even from the UK know about the country.

    Great Britain is an island, it's that big island, the one on the right in the British Isles. So it comprises England, Wales and Scotland.

    As for the UK, you got that right but you could add the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.
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    So what countries does Great Britain include and what countries does UK include?
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    (Original post by SamTheMan)
    Bugger me. This thread really shows how little people outside the UK or even from the UK know about the country.

    Great Britain is an island, it's that big island, the one on the right in the British Isles. So it comprises England, Wales and Scotland.

    As for the UK, you got that right but you could add the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.
    thats what i said??

    the islands are not part of teh uk, they are crown dependencies.
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    (Original post by eriika)
    So what countries does Great Britain include and what countries does UK include?
    UK: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
    Great Britain: England, Scotland, Wales

    Places like Isle of Wight, Isle of Man and the Shetland Islands aren't countries.
 
 
 
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