Recently, we asked our UK listeners about the term UK. We got a reply yesterday from Vikram in Aberdeen, Scotland. Vikram wrote:
"Most of the old folks in my family refer to the UK as London. I live in Aberdeen in Scotland (part of the UK) and most of them still think its same as London."
What we want to know is whether Scotland is its own country or is it a state of the UK, or whether it represents a few different countries in the UK. In the US, we know North Carolina as a state, not its own country, even though it has its own leader (the governor).
Is Scotland like that? On our map of the world, it says that Scotland is its own country. Is our map right, or is it wrong? Leave us a comment and tell us what you think.