Why is the UK divided into 4 countries?
The ‘United Kingdom’ refers to a political union between, England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Although the UK is a fully independent sovereign state, the 4 nations that make it up are also countries in their own right and have a certain extent of autonomy.
Are Scotland and England the same country?
Yes, Scotland and England are different countries. Both are member nations of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the other two being Northern Ireland and Wales). Referring to Great Britain or to the United Kingdom as “England” is a good way to piss off a Scot.
What was Britain like 10000 years ago?
Around 10,000 years ago the ice age finally ended. Temperatures rose, probably to levels similar to those today, and forests expanded farther. By 8,500 years ago, the rising sea levels caused by the melting glaciers cut Britain off from continental Europe for the last time.
Why is Australia still under British rule?
Australia is a constitutional monarchy with The Queen as Sovereign. As a constitutional monarch, The Queen, by convention, is not involved in the day-to-day business of the Australian Government, but she continues to play important ceremonial and symbolic roles. The Queen’s relationship to Australia is unique.
What countries are still under British rule 2021?
British Commonwealth Countries 2021
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