Monuments...........................pages 4. & 5.
Important Cities.....................page 6.
Popular things........................page 7.
Government and Politics.............page 9.
England is the largest and most populous of the constituent countries of the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Occupies two thirds of the island of
Great Britain and is bordered to the north west Scotland and Wales. The territory is
surrounded by the North Sea, Irish Sea, Atlantic Ocean and the Channel. Its capital,
London is the most populous metropolitan area in Britain and the European Union.
England has had a cultural impact and very significant legal in the rest of the world,
with place of origin of the English language. England has the oldest parliamentary
It is very common misuse of England as synonymous with Britain or the United
Kingdom, an option that may be offensive to Scots, Welsh and Northern Ireland.
Spanish navies off the coast of Cadiz,
Big Ben: Tower of London:
Big Ben (whose Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress,
real name is Torre more commonly known as the Tower of
de San Esteban) is London, is a
the name known to historic castle and
the Great Bell of scheduled
Westminster, the monument in
largest of the bells central London,
that are within the tower and part of the Great England, on the
Clock of Westminster and (erroneously) to the north bank of the
Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster, River Thames.
located in London. The Big Ben was built in Located in the London borough of Tower
Hamlets and is separated from the eastern
edge of the City of London for the open
space known as Tower Hill. It is the oldest
Buckingham building used by the British government.
is the official The London
London residence Underground:
of the British monarch. Located in the The London Underground
City of Westminster, the palace is a or Metro is a network of
setting for state Occasions and royal electric railway public
hospitality. It Has Been a Rallying Point transportation (a subway
for the British people at times of national or underground system) which operates
rejoicing and crisis. both above and below ground throughout
the Greater London area. It is the
London eye: transport system of this kind the world's
The London Eye, oldest. It became operational on January
also known as the the 10th, 1863.
completed in 1999
and opened in Tower Bridge:
March 2000. The Tower Bridge is a bridge in London over the
London Eye reaches a height of 135 meters River Thames. It is situated near the Tower
on the western end of Jubilee Gardens, on of London, which gives it its name. It is
the South Bank of the Thames. sometimes
Trafalgar square: London Bridge
Trafalgar Square is a which is the next
square in central bridge upstream.
London, built to
commemorate the Battle
of Trafalgar in which the
British navy defeated the French and
1 of January New Year's Day
March/April Good Friday
March/April Easter Monday
25th of December Christmas Day
26th of December Boxing Day
Date Name Notes
14th of St. Valentine's Day
17th of St. Patrick's Day It is a celebration of Irish origin, but also held
March parades in England
1st of April April Fools' Day
23rd of April St. George's Day
31st of Halloween
5th of Guy Fawkes' Night Also called 'Bonfire Night'
24th of Christmas Eve
31st of New Year's Eve
The most important cities in England are:
In England are some popular things very specials, like:
Telephone cabins →
England occupies most of the southern half of the island of Great
Britain, bounded on the north west Scotland and Wales. According to
2001 census the population of England was 49,138,831 inhabitants. Its
territory occupies 130 395 km ².
Government and Politics:
Its policy is subject to the policy of the United Kingdom, to which it
belongs. Therefore, its highest authority is the British monarch. The essential
feature of that country is that its economy is one of the strongest in the world as it
is able to compete against big powers like China, USA, and Japan. So in England,
despite being a country with little land area, is well recognized internationally.
Here the queen Elizabeth II
The 71.5% of the population English and Welsh declare themselves Christian
(Protestant, Methodist, maverick, Calvinist, Catholic), the 14.81% have no religion,
2.97% Muslim, 1.06% Hindu, Sikh 0.63%, 0.5% Jewish, Buddhist 0.29%, and 0.29%
from other religions.
Here is a church of England: