London, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, British Isles

Started by grahame, Mar 24, 2022, 09:29 AM

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For readers new to the "United Kingdom" ... you may wonder about all the different names we use. And there is far more to "England" than just London. For newcomers, here are the names you may come across, drawn on a map

1 - London
1+2 - Home Counties
1+2+3 - England
1+2+3+4 - Great Britain (adding Scotland and Wales)
1+2+3+4+5 - The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
1+2+3+4+5+6 - The British Isles (adding Ireland)

Special jurstictions:
Green Pushpin - Isle of Man
Yellow Pushping - Channel Islands

White Star Marker - Our home area

Melksham Town Councillor (South Ward) - special interests including travel and transportation, economy and climate. Retired IT trainer, helping with the Ukraine UK forum