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Britain - the right name


Britain and Great Britain (GB) consists of England, Wales and Scotland, and the eighth biggest island in the world.
The British Isles consists of Britain, both parts of Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.
The United Kingdom (UK) consists of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It is 1,000 kilometres from north to south and 250,000 square kilometres in size.

England is just a part of Britain. People in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland sometimes get angry when they are called 'English'. Keep it in mind.

There are many people whose parents originally came from the Caribbean, India, Pakistan, Hong Kong and other places in the 1950s and 1960s. Most of them live in the big English cities like London, Manchester and Birmingham.

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