Britain and Ireland

Britain and Ireland are the two main islands of an archipelago, the British Isles, just northwest of the mainland. Together they form one of the most visited regions on the planet, containing some of the world's most recognisable landmarks, historical sites dating back thousands of years, and unique natural environments.

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Noisy, vibrant and truly multicultural, is a megalopolis of people, ideas and frenetic energy. Photo: Diliff, CC BY 3.0.

The of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a constitutional monarchy comprising most of the British Isles. Photo: Tomorrow Never Knows, CC BY 2.0.

is the largest and, with 55 million inhabitants, by far the most populous of the 's constituent countries. Photo: sidibousaid, CC BY 2.0.

, also known as the Republic of , has a rich culture that, along with its people, has been exported around the world. Photo: donnamarijne, CC BY-SA 2.0.


The are located just off the coast of mainly in the Bay of St Malo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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