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Whys is Britain called United Kingdom?

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Asked by Biswaroop Ghosh, 19 Nov '07 08:58 pm
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Great Britain is no longer a country, but simply an island in the United Kingdom. Politically, "Great Britain" describes the combination of England, Scotland, and Wales, and therefore also includes a number of outlying islands such as the Isle of Wight, Anglesey, the Isles of Scilly, the Hebrides, and the island groups of Orkney and Shetland, but does not include other outlying islands such as the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands.

Great Britain has evolved politically from the gradual union of England and Scotland which started in 1603 with the Union of Crowns under James VI of Scotland and eventually resulted in the Acts of Union in 1707 which merged the parliaments of each nation and thus resulted in the formation of the Kingdom of Great Britain, which covered the entire island, to the situation following 1801 in which Great Britain together with the island of Ireland constituted the larger United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (UK). The UK became the United Kingdom of G ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 19 Nov '07 09:02 pm

 
  
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Under its umbrella there are so many unit nations
Answered by SUDHAKARA RAO, 19 Nov '07 09:01 pm

 
  
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it is for the empire it established once
Answered by sap pristine, 19 Nov '07 09:06 pm

 
  
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three states (england, scotland, and onemore) come together to form this united blah.
Answered by pratap singh, 19 Nov '07 09:02 pm

 
  
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The United Kingdom is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy comprising four constituent countries England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Answered by Prem Malhotra, 19 Nov '07 09:02 pm

 
  
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and also UK
Answered by RAVI, 19 Nov '07 09:03 pm

 
  
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