GREAT BRITAIN: England, Wales and Scotland. It is ONE island (the eastern one). UNITED KINGDOM: England, Wales, Scotland AND Northern Ireland. IRELAND: a separate country British Isles: all countries in both countries.
The UK, officially known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, makes for an interesting country. Like every other nation, UK too has idiosyncratic patterns in behaviour, language, and culture. Make sure that you strictly adhere to every guideline that has been compiled for a great, blunder-free visit to this stupendous island nation:
UNESCO World heritage sites . . . includes 962 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. These include 745 cultural , 188 natural and 29 mixed properties . . . shown: Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments (Russian Federation)
A Georgian antique diamond tiara/corsage ornament, early 19th Century. Designed as five foliate sprays, each symbolising one of the three Kingdoms of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, centring on a single rose flower head set en tremblant, emblematic of England, flanked with the thistle and shamrock, symbolising the Kingdoms of Scotland and Ireland, set with old-mine, circular-cut and cushion-shaped diamonds.