For the sake of some of my non-British readers, here is a link to a page on the website of 10 Downing Street explaining the difference between these different terms.
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now, if you were asked “where are you from?” what would you answer?
(i assume you’re English)
England, of course. The same as I see I live in Catalonia. Though for some reason people don’t think twice about one answer, yet assume I am a radical nationalist for the other.
“For the sake of some of my non-British readers…” [Tim]
Quite useful for many of your British readers too, including me! It’s very common for us to get confused, particularly between Britain, GB and UK…
Yes, Britain is particularly confusing. It’s not official in any way whatsoever. But when it is used, it is more synonymous with the UK than with Great Britain.