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Great Britain

BACKGROUND

Information: A region.

Great Britain is a large island in the North Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe. Great Britain is the largest of the British Isles, the largest European island, and the ninth-largest island in the world.

Great Britain refers geographically to the island of Great Britain. It is also often used to refer politically to the whole of England, Scotland, and Wales, including their smaller off shore islands. While it is sometimes used to refer to the whole of the United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland, this is NOT correct.

Language: British English is spoken in the present day across the island.

Religions: Christianity.


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