The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland includes the separate countries of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
England is divided into 9 regions: South West, South East, East, West Midlands, East Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber, North East, North West and Greater London.
These regions of England are further divided into the following ceremonial counties:
East Midlands: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire
East of England: Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk
North East: Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham, North Yorkshire
North West: Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside
South East: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex
South West: Somerset, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall
West Midlands: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
Yorkshire and the Humber: West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire