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Hi;

The nationalities British and England are the same?

Do they refer to the same place?

Could please someone explain the difference?

Thanks.
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Hi there,

Do you mean British and English? Or Britain and England?
Yes, I meant that..
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I meant British and English.
Hi,

Britain includes England, Wales and Scotland.

Best wishes, Clive
Juan,

The United Kingdom (UK) is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Physically, England, Scotland, and Wales are one big island, and Northern Ireland is the top northeast part of Ireland - a separate island.

If you are from England, you are referred to as "English;" from Scotland, "Scottish," and from Wales, "Welsh."

If you are from any of these, you can be referred to as "British."

Siggy
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Hi Siggy,

The official name of the UK is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

You suggest that If you are from any of these, you can be referred to as "British." There are many places in Northern Ireland where such a reference would be bad for your health. In other words, this is a sensitive political matter.

Best wishes, Clive
CliveYou suggest that If you are from any of these, you can be referred to as "British." There are many places in Northern Ireland where such a reference would be bad for your health. In other words, this is a sensitive political matter.

...and there are many folks from Scotland and Wales who would also choose not to be called "British!" I was simply stating the terminology - but you're dead on about the politics. Emotion: wink

Siggy
There is a man who used to send postcards to his friends in Scotland and instead of the Uk, or Scotland he would write North Britain. I believe he was fully aware that the Scottish people didn't like that. Sensitive political correctness was not high on his priorities.

Jani K
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