The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom ( UK) or Britain, [k]  is a country in Northwestern Europe, off the north-western coast of the continental mainland.  It comprises England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. [l]  It includes the island of Great Britain, the north ...
El Reino Unido (en inglés: United Kingdom), [nota 1] o de forma abreviada R. U. (UK en inglés), oficialmente Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte (en inglés: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), [nota 2] es un país soberano e insular ubicado al noroeste de la Europa continental.
The UK Prime Minister's website has used the phrase "countries within a country" to describe the United Kingdom. Some statistical summaries, such as those for the twelve NUTS 1 regions of the UK, refer to Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales as "regions".
26 de nov. de 2023 · United Kingdom, island country located off the northwestern coast of mainland Europe. It comprises the whole of the island of Great Britain—which contains England, Wales, and Scotland—as well as the northern portion of the island of Ireland. Its capital is London.
Great Britain, therefore, is a geographic term referring to the island also known simply as Britain. It’s also a political term for the part of the United Kingdom made up of England, Scotland, and Wales (including the outlying islands that they administer, such as the Isle of Wight). United Kingdom, on the other hand, is purely a political ...
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The population of the United Kingdom was estimated at over 67.0 million in 2020. It is the 21st most populated country in the world and has a population density of 270 people per square kilometre (700 people/sq mi), with England having significantly greater density than Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.