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Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales. The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland. Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.

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Six Celtic nations based on their use of living Celtic languages: Scotland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Wales, Cornwall (England), and Brittany (France).

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from BuzzFeed

33 Beaches You'd Never Believe Were In Britain

This crystal clear water is Achmelvich, in Wester Ross on the west coast of Scotland.

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Middleham (Home to King Richard III) - Middleham Castle in Wensleydale, in the county of North Yorkshire, England, was built by Robert Fitzrandolph, 3rd Lord of Middleham and Spennithorne, commencing in 1190. It was built near the site of an earlier motte and bailey castle.

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Give me a biscuit and I'll get all, OMG no you didn't! (Starts crying)

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from Owlcation

Blood of the Irish: What DNA Tells Us About the Ancestry of People in Ireland

For a long time the myth of Irish history has been that the Irish are Celts. The latest research into Irish DNA has confirmed that the early inhabitants of Ireland were not directly descended from the Celts/Keltoi of central Europe. In fact the closest genetic relatives of the Irish in Europe are to be found in the north of Spain in the region known as the Basque Country. These same ancestors are shared to an extent with the people of Britain - especially the Scottish.

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from KidsPressMagazine.com

Ireland Facts

The three most famous symbols of Ireland are the green Shamrock, the harp, and the Celtic cross. Find out more interesting Ireland facts!

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