Is England a country or United Kingdom?

Is England a country or not?

Just like Wales and Scotland, England is commonly referred to as a country but it is not a sovereign state. It is the largest country within the United Kingdom both by landmass and population, has taken a pivitol role in the creation of the UK, and its capital London also happens to be the capital of the UK.

Do I write England or United Kingdom?

It is wrong to refer to England when you really mean the whole country, though many people do, including some English people who should know better. The abbreviation for United Kingdom is U.K. or UK.

Do I put England or UK on passport?

You need to put down the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as your country of birth is, in the popular acronym, simply the UK. Wales is a country, it’s also a principality, but it’s also part of the UK and that’s what will be written on the front of your standard EU pinkish purple passport.

Is UK and London same?

Its official name is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. … The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, although the different countries maintain parliaments in Cardiff (Wales), Edinburgh (Scotland), and Belfast (Northern Ireland).

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Is British my nationality?

People who are English are from the country of England. On the other hand, British people are people who live in Great Britain (Britain) and the UK. All though everyone in the UK has a British citizenship they have different nationalities.

What is my country of residence if I live in England?

Your country of residence is where you have been normally resident for the last three years and where you consider to be ‘home’. If you have been in another country for purposes of education or short-term employment this will not change your country of residence.

Is London a town or county passport?

So London is the county.