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Geographical Term Details

United Kingdom

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UK)

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe. The country includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that shares a land border with another state: the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the UK is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea in the east, the English Channel in the south and the Irish Sea in the west. (Wikipedia)

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Europe
England
Northern Ireland
Scotland
Wales
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This term is used for the following terms: 
UK
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Approved Date
25-Oct-2013

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