England not a country?

How can people say that England, Scotland and Wales are not countries? Of course they are. They are countries that make up Great Britain. Along with Northern Ireland they make up the UK. People also say that the UK is not a country either yet they have the nerve to say that England, Scotland and Wales are not... show more How can people say that England, Scotland and Wales are not countries? Of course they are. They are countries that make up Great Britain. Along with Northern Ireland they make up the UK. People also say that the UK is not a country either yet they have the nerve to say that England, Scotland and Wales are not countries either. The UK is a sovereign state with four countries united
That's why it's called the United Kingdom. In the UK, they are all countries in their own right. If anyone dared to say to an English, Scottish or Welsh person that England or Scotland or Wales is not a country they will definitely not get a good response. How can people be so stupid and ignorant?
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