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Cambridge Dictionaries Online

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Geography

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Know the Isles!

What's the difference between England and Britain? Which are the major cities, and where are they located? What are the climate and landscape like? This page links to all the maps and facts you need!

Maps

Map of the UK & Ireland

For printing

Searchable Map of the UK & Ireland

Search by place name or postcode. Zoom in and

Multimap.com

Google Local UK

Streetmap.co.uk

England, Britain or the UK?

These pages explain the difference. The terms Britain and the UK are often used in the same way, but remember that England has a different meaning - it is only one part of Britain.

About Britain

The United Kingdom

More information

Maps of Europe and the World

Political map of Europe 2004

Relief map of Europe 2004

Political map of the world 2004 (pdf 1.76MB) You need Adobe Reader.

More maps

Map of English Counties

The UK is divided into areas known as counties. This map shows the counties of England.  By clicking on the name, you can get a link to a photo tour.

English counties

English regions - click to see the counties in each.

County descriptions

 

If you are interested in this subject, try these links too:

Huge black and white map showing the administrative areas of Britain. (555kb).  This also shows London boroughs, plus Wales and Scotland.  You need Adobe Reader.

More traditional county boundaries

 

 

Geographical Information

Living in the UK

The British Council's LearnEnglish website explores regional identities in the four parts of the UK.

Wales; Welsh Culture

Scotland; Scottish Culture

Northern Ireland; Northern Irish Culture

England; English Culture

Britain's Climate

Described by BBC Weather.

GeoFacts from Ordnance Survey

Find answers to questions such as, What is the longest river?

Discover Britain - Anglik.net

Take a virtual tour through rural and urban England. There is a slight bias towards south west England, but it is a very beautiful part of the country, so perhaps that's justified!

 

More information on Okey-Dokey's Guide to UK Attractions

 

 

Related Pages

Also on Okey-Dokey:

British Culture: Attractions

Learn By Hobby: Travel - Practice English according to your interests!

 

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