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  • 1.  
  • 2. FAMOUS FOR Queen/Monarchy Historic and famous people Fish n ’ Chips Sports
  • 3. LOCATION England is part of the United Kingdom It is considered a European country Capital: London Largest Cities: London, Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield Orange = England
  • 4. GEOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE England comprises the central and southern part of the UK island. It is the closest country to European land. In fact, it is separated from France by only a 34 kilometer (21 miles) sea gap. England is surrounded by the Irish Sea, North Sea, and Atlantic Ocean. The climate corresponds to a temperate maritime climate, which means that temperatures don ’t go much lower than 0 °C (32 °F) in winter nor much higher than 32 °C (90 °F) in summer. Regarding the rain, England has a significant proportion of rainfall during the whole year.
  • 5. DEMOGRAPHICS Ethnic Structure:
    • 88.2% White
    • 5.7% South Asian
    • 2.8% Black
    • 1.7% Mixed race
    • 0.8% Chinese
    • 0.7% Other
    Religion:
    • Christianism: 71.6%
    • Islam: 3.1%
    • Hinduism, Sikhism, and Budhism: 2%
    • Atheism and Agnostics: 14.6%
    • Other: 8.7%
    Language:
    • English: Despite no legislation dictating it as the official language, it is the
    • only language used in official business and the main language of England
    • French, German, Spanish: Taught as second languages in state schools
    • Punjabi, Urdu: Most common foreign languages used at home by immigrants,
    • especially those from Pakistan and India
    In London, the ethnic structure changes drastically with White having far less importance (69%). In addition, there are much larger percentages of people from places such as Pakistan, India, Africa, and even the Caribbean.
  • 6. WHERE TO GO Stonehenge
  • 7. WHERE TO GO The White Cliffs of Dover
  • 8. WHERE TO GO Buckingham Palace
  • 9. WHERE TO GO Buckingham Palace
  • 10. WHERE TO GO London Eye
  • 11. WHERE TO GO The Palace of Winsmester/Big Ben
  • 12. WHERE TO GO Wax Museum
  • 13. WHERE TO GO Tower Bridge
  • 14. Traditional dance: TRADITIONS Morris Dancing English folk dancing accompanied by music. Both the dance and the costume vary from region to region.
  • 15. National Flower: TRADITIONS Tudor Rose
  • 16. Traditional Food: TRADITIONS Fish n ’ Chips It consists of deep-fried fish (traditionally cod) covered in batter accompanied by deep-fried chipped potatoes
  • 17. Traditional Food: TRADITIONS Sunday Roast It consists of roast beef, mashed potatoes, other vegetables, and mini Yorkshire pudding
  • 18. Left-driving country CUSTOMS In England, traffic drives on the left-hand side of the road and the steering wheel is on the right side
  • 19. Dining Etiquette CUSTOMS In England, the fork must never face upwards. In fact, food is stacked on the back side of the fork
  • 20. Interesting Facts
    • Tea is not originally from England. It originated in East and South Asia (India,
    • China, and Tibet)
    • Contrary to many beliefs, 5 o ’clock tea does not exist in England. People do
    • drink tea, but not at any particular time nor with any particular ceremony. The
    • only difference with other countries is that it is very common to pour milk in their
    • cup of tea
    • England is not the same as United Kingdom. Although England is the largest
    • country in the UK, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales are also part of it
  • 21.