UK, England, Great Britain? When talking about the British Isles, it can get confusing. England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom (UK) are closely related but distinct entities. But what is the difference between them?
England is a separate country, but also part of a larger entity called the United Kingdom. England is located in Western Europe and is a sovereign state with its own parliament and government. Its capital is London and it has an estimated population of 53 million people. It covers an area of 130.400 square kilometers (50.300 square miles). English is the official language and has a rich culture that includes music, literature, art and more.