Great Britain is an island off the western coast of Europe and comprises England, Scotland, and Wales. Although the term is often used as a synonym for the United Kingdom, the difference between United Kingdom and Great Britain is that the UK also includes Northern Ireland and a number of offshore islands in addition to Great Britain.

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Currency Pound sterling (£) (GBP) Pound sterling (£) (GBP)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0) Greenwich Mean Time (UTC⁠)
Calling code +44 +44

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