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Australia

Official name: The Commonwealth of Astralia Nickname: Oz Australia is a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations. The name Australia originated from the term "Terra Australis Incognita "which means "Unknown Southern Land". In the distant past…

Canada

National Flag Canadian national flag has a red maple leaf on a white field with red edges. Maples are typical trees for the east coast and they were a very important source of sweet sirup for the first settlers. And it is still popular. National…

Great Britain

Great Britain Conventional long form:the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Nothern Ireland Conventional short form: the United Kingdom,UK The country covers 241,590 sq.km of the land area, which is about the same size as Germany. Dependent areas:…

The republic of Ireland or The Irish Republic or Eire

Nickname: The Emerald Isle/after the dominant colour of the countryside/ The Flag The Irish flag consist of 3 vertical stripes: green, white and orange. The green stripe on the left symbolises the Emerald Isle and the Catholic majority of the…

The United States Of America

The United States of America USA