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Secondary III • 2yr.

How many countries are in the British Empire? Are these countries (England, Scotland, Ireland, etc) considered to be under one Empire or are they independent countries?

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    Team Alloprof • 2yr. edited February 2022

    Hi EmpatheticKnight,

    Thank you for using our platform to ask your question! :)

    There were a lot of countries (formally colonies) in the British Empire. You can see all of them in the map below:

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    Ireland was in fact in the Empire until its independence from it in 1937.

    Scotland and England were both a part of the British Empire and, to this day, are still a part of Great Britain.

    Let us know if you have any other questions! :)

    -Marilee

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