Many people get confused with the difference between Great Britain and the United Kingdom. Hopefully, by the end of this class you will understand the difference.
This includes three countries:
If you visit these places you can call thelocal people British. However, theyalso have their own nationalities. See below:
The United Kingdom: This includes four countries:
The UK means ‘The United Kingdom of Great Britain andNorthern Ireland’. The U.K was created in 1801 when Northern Ireland becamepart of Great Britain. If you visit Northern Ireland, it is suggested that youcall them Irish, and not British.