It is the oldest of the four countries that constitute the United Kingdom.
The British Isles are made up of two large islands, Great Britain and Ireland, and about five hundred smaller ones.
The capital city of Great Britain is London.
British may refer to:
The English language has been the official language of the United Kingdom since the Acts of Union 1707 passed by the Parliament of England and Scotland to form a single kingdom. Today, there are many regional variations in standard English within the country, but it is one of the world’s most influential and best-studied languages and is used as a lingua franca in many other parts of the world.
The first English-language book to be printed in Britain was “Prayerbook for Edward VI” reprinted from an edition first printed twenty years earlier in Paris (c. 1549). The first original work published widely in English was Sir Thomas More’s Utopia (1516). The King James Bible (1611) was also significant, marking a shift from Old English