the most famous symbol of Wales, the Red Dragon, or as it is known in Welsh, " Y Ddraig Goch" (pronounced uh thraig go-k)

the most famous symbol of Wales, the Red Dragon, or as it is known in Welsh, " Y Ddraig Goch" (pronounced uh thraig go-k)

The Flag of the People of the Kingdom of Scotland

The world’s next nations: a brief guide

Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales.  The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland.  Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.

Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales. The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland. Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.

Correction, flag of the United Kingdom. The flag of Great Britain doesn't have the St Patrick cross as Ireland was not fully incorporated under the crown until 1807 I.e the formation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Wales is not featured because it's a principality, not a kingdom.

Correction, flag of the United Kingdom. The flag of Great Britain doesn't have the St Patrick cross as Ireland was not fully incorporated under the crown until 1807 I.e the formation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Wales is not featured because it's a principality, not a kingdom.

Flag of Ireland: Stands for unity between the religions of the country. Orange for Irish Protestants, Green for Irish Catholic Nationalists, and White for Unity.

Flag of Ireland: Stands for unity between the religions of the country. Orange for Irish Protestants, Green for Irish Catholic Nationalists, and White for Unity.

The National Flag of Scotland  is the 'Saltire'. Learn the fascinating history behind the design of the official scottish flag here.

The National Flag of Scotland is the 'Saltire'. Learn the fascinating history behind the design of the official scottish flag here.

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