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What is the difference between the united kingdom and the great britain ?

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Asked by HARIJIBAN BANERJEE, 29 Mar '13 11:46 am
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Great Britain and the United Kingdom refer to different areas.
Great Britain is very often, but incorrectly, used as a synonym for the sovereign state properly known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or the UK for short.
If you look at the full name of the UK, you will see that the UK includes Great Britain AND Northern Ireland.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 29 Mar '13 12:39 pm

 
  
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The United Kingdom comprises of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Great Britain includes England, Scotland and Wales.
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 29 Mar '13 12:00 pm

 
  
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United Kingdom larger in territory.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 29 Mar '13 12:05 pm

 
  
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The United Kingdom is a country that consists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In fact, the official name of the country is "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland."
Great Britain is the name of the island northwest of France and east of Ireland that consists of three somewhat autonomous regions: England, Wales and Scotland.

Therefore, England is part of Great Britain, which is part of the United Kingdom. The U.K. includes England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland are not independent countries but the United Kingdom is. The remaining portion of the island of Ireland (that which is not the U.K.'s Northern Ireland) is an independent country called the Republic of Ireland
Answered by Uncommon Freind, 29 Mar '13 11:52 am

 
  
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England, Scotland & Wales form the Great Britain
but Ireland, England, Scotland & Wales form the bigger part called United Kingdom which is bigger than the great Britain .....
Answered by Pradipta pati, 29 Mar '13 11:56 am

 
  
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The United Kingdom is a country that consists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In fact, the official name of the country is "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland."
Great Britain is the name of the island northwest of France and east of Ireland that consists of three somewhat autonomous regions: England, Wales and Scotland.
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 29 Mar '13 11:51 am

 
  
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I think GB indicates the British contry, whilst UK includes all the colonies outside
Answered by ts, 29 Mar '13 11:50 am

 
  
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Same as that between India and Hinustan
Answered by Manoj M, 29 Mar '13 11:49 am

 
  
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United Kingdom larger in territory.
Answered by Motu, 25 Sep 06:48 pm

 
  
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The United Kingdom comprises of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Great Britain includes England, Scotland and Wales.
Answered by iqbal seth, 30 Mar '13 11:54 am

 
  
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