Great Britain is a country located in northwest Europe, but it is also an island that is the ninth-largest in the world. Great Britain is known by the administrative name of the United Kingdom. It includes the countries of England, Scotland and Wales under this administration. Northern Ireland is also part of the United Kingdom but is not located in Great Britain. The largest city in Great Britain is London, and the largest ethnic group is White British at 86 percent. English is mainly spoken in Great Britain with Welsh and Scottish Gaelic also being spoken in some places.
Great Britain has a maritime climate with little temperature variation between the seasons. Rain and cloudy days are a common occurrence here. Popular tourist attractions include the Canterbury Cathedral, Big Ben in London, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and Stonehenge among many others.
Destinations in Great Britain
So far we have only met a small part of the beautiful country.
Windsor / Eton: Windsor with Windsor Castle is a must for London visitors. Eton is only on the other side of the river and is also worth a visit. Eton is known as the training place for young and aristocratic Englishmen. Here is one of the most famous schools in Great Britain. Windsor with its…