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Countries Of The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries : England , Scotland , Wales and Northern Ireland . Within the United Kingdom, a unitary sovereign state , Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have gained a degree of autonomy through the process of devolution . The UK Parliament and British Government deal with all _reserved matters _ for Northern Ireland and Scotland and all _non-transferred matters_ for Wales, but not in general matters that have been devolved to the Northern Ireland Assembly , Scottish Parliament and National Assembly for Wales
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England
ENGLAND is a country that is part of the United Kingdom . It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain (which lies in the North Atlantic ) in its centre and south; and includes over 100 smaller islands such as the Isles of Scilly , and the Isle of Wight . The area now called England was first inhabited by modern humans during the Upper Palaeolithic period, but takes its name from the Angles , one of the Germanic tribes who settled during the 5th and 6th centuries
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Scotland
SCOTLAND (/ˈskɒt.lənd/ ; Scots : ; Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic
: _ Alba
Alba
_ ( listen )) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain
Great Britain
. It shares a border with England
England
to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
, with the North Sea
North Sea
to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the south-west. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides
Hebrides
. The Kingdom of Scotland
Kingdom of Scotland
emerged as an independent sovereign state in the Early Middle Ages and continued to exist until 1707
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Wales
WALES (/ˈweɪlz/ (_ listen ); Welsh : Cymru_ (_ listen )) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and the island of Great Britain . It is bordered by England
England
to the east , the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi). Wales
Wales
has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely mountainous, with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon
Snowdon
(Yr Wyddfa_), its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate . Welsh national identity emerged among the Celtic Britons after the Roman withdrawal from Britain in the 5th century, and Wales
Wales
is regarded as one of the modern Celtic nations
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Northern Ireland
NORTHERN IRELAND (Irish : _Tuaisceart Éireann_ (_ listen ); Ulster-Scots : Norlin Airlann_) is a country of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
located in the north-east of the island of Ireland
Ireland
. It has been variously described as a country, province, region, or "part" of the United Kingdom, amongst other terms. Northern Ireland
Ireland
shares a border to the south and west with the Republic of Ireland
Ireland
. In 2011 , its population was 1,810,863, constituting about 30% of the island's total population and about 3% of the UK\'s population . Established by the Northern Ireland Act 1998 as part of the Good Friday Agreement , the Northern Ireland Assembly holds responsibility for a range of devolved policy matters, while other areas are reserved for the British government
British government

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Administrative Division
An ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION, UNIT, ENTITY, AREA or REGION, also referred to as a SUBNATIONAL ENTITY, CONSTITUENT UNIT, or COUNTRY SUBDIVISION, is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration . Administrative divisions are granted a certain degree of autonomy and are usually required to manage themselves through their own local governments . Countries are divided up into these smaller units to make managing their land and the affairs of their people easier. For example, a country may be divided into provinces , which, in turn, are divided into counties , which, in turn, may be divided in whole or in part into municipalities ; and so on. Administrative divisions are conceptually separate from dependent territories , with the former being an integral part of the state and the other being only under some lesser form of control
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United Kingdom
The UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, commonly known as the UNITED KINGDOM (UK) or BRITAIN, is a sovereign country in western Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland , the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
includes the island of Great Britain
Great Britain
, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland
Ireland
and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
is the only part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
that shares a land border with another sovereign state‍—‌the Republic of Ireland
Ireland

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NUTS Of The United Kingdom
In the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) codes of the United Kingdom (UK), the three levels are: LEVEL CORRESPONDING SUBDIVISIONS # NUTS 1 Wales , Scotland , Northern Ireland , 9 statistical regions in England 12 NUTS 2
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European Constituency
This article is part of a series on the politics and government of the European Union Executive * Juncker Commission President Juncker (EPP) * Vice Presidents * College * Civil Service Secretary-General Italianer Legislature Parliament President Tajani (EPP) * Largest groups; * EPP (Manfred Weber) * S">(Gianni Pittella) * 8th session (2014-19) * 751 MEPs * Bureau * Vice Presidents * Quaestor * Conference * Legislative procedure Council of the EU Presidency * Configurations * General * Foreign * Justice and Home * Economic <
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Home Nations
The HOME NATIONS, refers collectively to England
England
, Scotland
Scotland
, Wales
Wales
, and Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
(countries of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
), and in certain sports (e.g. Rugby football
Rugby football
) contexts, to England, Scotland, Wales
Wales
and the whole island of Ireland. The term "Home Nations" is used in this second sense partly because Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
and the Republic of Ireland have a unified association structure in certain sports, such as the Irish Rugby Football Union
Irish Rugby Football Union
. Formerly the phrase was applied in general in this same wider sense, such as the period between 1800 and 1922, before the political partition of Ireland, when the whole island was part of the United Kingdom
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Devolution In The United Kingdom
In the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, DEVOLUTION (Scottish Gaelic : _fèin-riaghlaidh_, Welsh : _datganoli_; Irish : Dílárú) refers to the statutory granting of powers from the Parliament
Parliament
of the United Kingdom to the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
, the National Assembly for Wales , the Northern Ireland Assembly and the London Assembly and to their associated executive bodies the Scottish Government , the Welsh Government
Government
, the Northern Ireland Executive and in England, the Greater London Authority and combined authorities . Devolution
Devolution
differs from federalism in that the devolved powers of the subnational authority ultimately reside in central government, thus the state remains, _de jure _, a unitary state
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Countries
A COUNTRY is a region that is identified as a distinct national entity in political geography . A country may be an independent sovereign state or one that is occupied by another state, as a non-sovereign or formerly sovereign political division , or a geographic region associated with sets of previously independent or differently associated people with distinct political characteristics. Regardless of the physical geography, in the modern internationally accepted legal definition as defined by the League of Nations
League of Nations
in 1937 and reaffirmed by the United Nations
United Nations
in 1945, a resident of a country is subject to the independent exercise of legal jurisdiction. Sometimes countries refers both to sovereign states and to other political entities, while other times it refers only to states
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Unitary State
A UNITARY STATE is a state governed as a single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (sub-national units) exercise only the powers that the central government chooses to delegate. The majority of states in the world have a unitary system of government. Of the 192 UN member states , 165 are governed as unitary states. In a unitary state, sub-national units are created and abolished (an example being the 22 mainland regions of France being merged into 13), and their powers may be broadened and narrowed, by the central government. Although political power may be delegated through devolution to local governments by statute , the central government remains supreme; it may abrogate the acts of devolved governments or curtail their powers. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is an example of a unitary state
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Sovereign State
A SOVEREIGN STATE is, in international law , a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area. International law defines sovereign states as having a permanent population, defined territory, one government , and the capacity to enter into relations with other sovereign states . It is also normally understood that a sovereign state is neither dependent on nor subjected to any other power or state . The existence or disappearance of a state is a question of fact . While according to the declarative theory of statehood, a sovereign state can exist without being recognised by other sovereign states , unrecognised states will often find it hard to exercise full treaty-making powers and engage in diplomatic relations with other sovereign states
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Parliament Of The United Kingdom
HM GOVERNMENT * Conservative Party (254)CONFIDENCE AND SUPPLY * Democratic Unionist Party (4)HM MOST LOYAL OPPOSITION * Labour Party (201)OTHER OPPOSITION * Liberal Democrats (101) * Non-affiliated (31) * UKIP (3) * Ind. Labour (2) * Ulster Unionist Party (2) * Green Party (1) * Ind. Social Democrat (1) * Ind
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Government Of The United Kingdom
HER MAJESTY\'S GOVERNMENT (HMG; Welsh : _Llywodraeth Ei Mawrhydi_), commonly referred to as the UK GOVERNMENT or BRITISH GOVERNMENT, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland . The government is led by the Prime Minister , who selects all the remaining ministers . The prime minister and the other most senior ministers belong to the supreme decision-making committee, known as the Cabinet . The government ministers all sit in Parliament , and are accountable to it. The government is dependent on Parliament to make primary legislation , and since the Fixed-terms Parliaments Act 2011 , general elections are held every five years to elect a new House of Commons , unless there is a successful vote of no confidence in the government or a two-thirds vote for a snap election (as was the case in 2017 ) in the House of Commons, in which case an election may be held sooner
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