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Great Britain is an island situated in the Atlantic Ocean on the northwest section of France, east of Ireland. It is a geopolitical region comprising the autonomous but not independent nations of England, Wales and Scotland.


Great Britain is one shortened version of the name of a country with the official name United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The term "Great Britain" technically refers to the island containing England, Scotland and Wales, so calling the country the Unit...


Great Britain is an island that consists of three independent regions: England, Scotland and Wales. Great Britain is part of the country of the United Kingdom, along with Northern Ireland. The southern portion of Ireland is an independent country.


The British took over India due to the vast commercial and financial interests and opportunities within the region. In 1757 the British East India Company defeated Newab of Bengal, effectively bringing to the region not only British commercial power, but British militar...


The distance from Great Britain’s northernmost point in Dunnet Head, Scotland, to Lizard Point, its southernmost point, is 600 miles. It is an 823-mile drive. The length of Great Britain’s coastline is 7,700 miles.


The TNT Express shipping service ships internationally, boasting over 200 countries on its shipping map, as of 2015. According to the TNT website, the company has an especially strong presence in European nations.


Britain’s imports include crude petroleum, cars, refined petroleum, packaged medicaments and computers, and its exports include cars, refined petroleum, crude petroleum, packaged medicaments and gas turbines. Britain is the leading exporter of diamonds, liquor, antiques...