In this presentation you can find some facts about the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The British Empire at its height was larger than Africa and was even comparable in size to the Moon. Today the UK consists of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The isles of Guernsey and Jersey are not part of the Uk, but are Crown Dependecies. There are also 14 Overseas Territories that are not part of the Kingdom, but are under its jurisdiction. Queen Elizabeth II is also the reigning monarch of the Commonwealth realms, a group of 16 independent nations, including Canada and Australia.