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The '''United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland''' ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminology_of_the_British_Isles commonly known] as the '''United Kingdom''', the '''UK''', or as '''Britain''') is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sovereign_state sovereign state] located off the northwestern coast of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continental_Europe continental Europe]. It is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Island_country island country], spanning an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archipelago archipelago] including [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Britain Great Britain], the northeastern part of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland Ireland], and many small islands. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Ireland Northern Ireland] is the only part of the UK [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Ireland_%E2%80%93_United_Kingdom_border with a land border], sharing it with the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Ireland Republic of Ireland]. Apart from this land border, the UK is surrounded by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_Ocean Atlantic Ocean], the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Sea North Sea], the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Channel English Channel] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Sea Irish Sea]. The largest island, Great Britain, is linked to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/France France] by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Channel_Tunnel Channel Tunnel].
 
The '''United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland''' ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminology_of_the_British_Isles commonly known] as the '''United Kingdom''', the '''UK''', or as '''Britain''') is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sovereign_state sovereign state] located off the northwestern coast of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continental_Europe continental Europe]. It is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Island_country island country], spanning an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archipelago archipelago] including [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Britain Great Britain], the northeastern part of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland Ireland], and many small islands. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Ireland Northern Ireland] is the only part of the UK [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Ireland_%E2%80%93_United_Kingdom_border with a land border], sharing it with the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Ireland Republic of Ireland]. Apart from this land border, the UK is surrounded by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_Ocean Atlantic Ocean], the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Sea North Sea], the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Channel English Channel] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Sea Irish Sea]. The largest island, Great Britain, is linked to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/France France] by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Channel_Tunnel Channel Tunnel].
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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK, or as Britain) is a sovereign state located off the northwestern coast of continental Europe. It is an island country, spanning an archipelago including Great Britain, the northeastern part of Ireland, and many small islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK with a land border, sharing it with the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the UK is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Irish Sea. The largest island, Great Britain, is linked to France by the Channel Tunnel.

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