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    Here's A Helpful Venn Diagram For The Next Time Someone Asks You The Difference Between Britain And The UK

    It's really not that complicated, people.

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    Here's the longer answer:

    The British Isles are made of:

    The United Kingdom

    Ireland

    The United Kingdom includes:

    Great Britain

    Northern Ireland


    Great Britain includes:

    England

    Wales

    Scotland


    Ireland includes:

    The Republic of Ireland

    Northern Ireland.

    So now you know.

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