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CountryEngland
ContinentEurope
Location52.35550 N, 1.17430 W
Map of England Map of England
Flag England Flag
Area130,395 km²
Coastline1,988 miles
Neighboring Countries
Time ZoneUTC+00:00

Summer (DST) – UTC +1

Population54 million (2015)
Symbol symbol of England
England National Day23rd April
Prime Minister of EnglandTheresa May

Prime Minister of England

Deputy Prime MinisterNick Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister of England

National Anthem“God Save the Queen”
National AnimalLion

National Animal of England

National BirdRobin

National Bird of England

National FlowerTudor Rose

National Flower of England

National GameCricket

National Game of England

National LanguageEnglish
National TreeRoyal Oak

National tree of England

National ColorRed
National FruitApple

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 age29 years for men and 25 years for women
CapitalLondon (510 30’N 007’W)

Capital of England

Number of Counties45 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 CountyYorkshire
Smallest CountyRutland
Largest CityLondon
Smallest CityWorcester
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 Courts28 Courts
Total number of Political parties12 political parties
CurrencyPound Sterling (GBP)

England Currency

Calling Code+44
Regional LanguageCornish
Internet TLD.uk
ISO 3166 codeGB-ENG
Festivals of EnglandBath 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

MonumentsWestminster 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 Sanctuaries15 National parks
Longest Railway platformColchester (2034 ft)
Longest RiverRiver Severn

longest river in England

Largest LakeLough Neagh

largest lake in England

Highest MountainScafell Pike (3,209’)

highest mountain in England

Highest waterfallCautley Spout (by height 574’)

highest waterfall in England

Biggest AirportLondon Heathrow Airport
Biggest damKielder Dam

biggest dam in England

Tallest buildingThe Shard

tallest building in England

Richest person of EnglandKirsty 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 Websitehttps://www.gov.uk/
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