Dear North Americans,
I've probably ranted about this before but I feel like I need to address it yet again.
Please, for the love of all things holy, do not refer to the UK (United Kingdom of Great Britain) as "England"; do not interchange England with the UK. England is not a country; I do not live in "England"! However, please feel free to continue referring to the Queen as the "Queen of England" - that error, I do not mind.
So, please study the map above. The yellow part is England.
England, Scotland, and Wales are known as “Great Britain". Great Britain plus Northern Ireland equals "The United Kingdom".
For further information, check out this handy breakdown of the terminology.
Yours in the UK (NOT ENGLAND),