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Country England
Continent Europe
Location 52.35550 N, 1.17430 W
Map of England  Map of England
Flag  England Flag
Area 130,395 km²
Coastline 1,988 miles
Neighboring Countries
Time Zone UTC+00:00

Summer (DST) – UTC +1

Population 54 million (2015)
Symbol  symbol of England
England National Day 23rd April
Prime Minister of England Theresa May

Prime Minister of England

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister of England

National Anthem “God Save the Queen”
National Animal Lion

National Animal of England

National Bird Robin

National Bird of England

National Flower Tudor Rose

National Flower of England

National Game Cricket

National Game of England

National Language English
National Tree Royal Oak

National tree of England

National Color Red
National Fruit Apple

National Fruit of England

Seasons in England
  • Spring (March 1st to May31st)
  • Summer (June 1st to August 31st)
  • Autumn (September 1st to November 30th)
  • Winter (December 1st to February 28/29)
Prestigious Awards of England
  • Civilian Award–George Cross
  • Gallantry Awards– The Victoria Cross
  • Literature Award– Booker Prize, Costa Book, The Caine Prize for African Writing, Scotiabank Giller Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award
  • Cinema Awards– BAFTA, BIFA, Screen Awards.
Religions in England
  • Christianity (59.4%)
  • Non-religious (24.7%)
  • Not stated (7.2%)
  • Islam (5.0%)
  • Other religious (2.2%)
  • Hinduism (1.5%)
Average Marriage age 29 years for men and 25 years for women
Capital London (510 30’N 007’W)

Capital of England

Number of Counties 45 Counties

  • Yorkshire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Devon
  • Norfolk
  • Northumberland
  • Lancashire
  • Somerset
  • Hampshire
  • Essex
  • Kent
  • Cumberland
  • Suffolk
  • Sussex
  • Wiltshire
  • Shropshire
  • Cornwall
  • Gloucestershire
  • Staffordshire
  • County Durham
  • Derbyshire
  • Cheshire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Dorset
  • Warwickshire
  • Herefordshire
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Westmorland
  • Surrey
  • Berkshire
  • Oxfordshire
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Worcestershire
  • Hertfordshire
  • Monmouthshire
  • Bedfordshire
  • Huntingdonshire
  • Middlesex
  • Rutland
Largest County Yorkshire
Smallest County Rutland
Largest City London
Smallest City Worcester
Literacy rate
  • 90.0% (males)
  • 82.7% (females)
Type of Government
  • Constitutional monarchy
  • Constituent country
GDP €1.43 trillion (2015)
GDP per capita €26,159 (2015)
Number of County Courts 28 Courts
Total number of Political parties 12 political parties
Currency Pound Sterling (GBP)

England Currency

Calling Code +44
Regional Language Cornish
Internet TLD .uk
ISO 3166 code GB-ENG
Festivals of England Bath Fringe Festival

Golowan Festival

Trooping the Colour

Love Supreme

Early Music Festival

Cambridge Folk Festival

Notting Hill Carnival

Jane Austen Festival

Guy Fawkes Night

Christmas

New Year

Monuments Westminster Abbey

Monuments of England

The Bodleian Library

Monuments of England

Stonehenge

Monuments of England

Buckingham Palace

Monuments of England

London Eye

Monuments of England

Tower Bridge

Monuments of England

Big Ben Tower

Monuments of England

Wildlife Sanctuaries 15 National parks
Longest Railway platform Colchester (2034 ft)
Longest River River Severn

longest river in England

Largest Lake Lough Neagh

largest lake in England

Highest Mountain Scafell Pike (3,209’)

highest mountain in England

Highest waterfall Cautley Spout (by height 574’)

highest waterfall in England

Biggest Airport London Heathrow Airport
Biggest dam Kielder Dam

biggest dam in England

Tallest building The Shard

tallest building in England

Richest person of England Kirsty and Ernesto Bertare ($ 16.9 Billion)

richest person of England

Best place to visit
  • London
  • Scottish Highlands
  • Stonehenge
  • Edinburgh
  • York
  • Cornwall
  • Chester
  • Snowdonia
  • Lake District
  • Cambridge
Official Website https://www.gov.uk/

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