United Kingdom The United Kingdom (UK), officially the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, is a unique country made up of four nations: England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. It is home to Buckingham Palace, Stonehenge, Big Ben, London Eye, Edinburgh Castle, and more famous places. Photo Gallery Scottish Highlands Tower Bridge Big Ben Northern Ireland London, England Edinburgh Castle Cotswolds Stonehenge Palace of Westminster National Animal Lion National Flowers all maps (c) Can Stock Photo / PeterHermesFurian Coat of Arms Click the Buttons to Explore Further! United Kingdom Challenge PDF Products & Posts About the United Kingdom Books About the United Kingdom Disclosure: The books contain affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. Thank you for supporting Globe Trottin' Kids and our global education mission.