Map of England www.europe-map.org/ maps/england.gif
A Few Facts About England
England is part of the United Kingdom
which is made up of England, Northern
Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
England is part of the European Union.
The capital of England is London.
The money used is called the pound.
The population of England is 60,776,238.
The language spoken is English .
Let’s visit some important cities in England. London is the most famous city in England. (Click on London to see more about this city.) St. Paul's Cathedral Big Ben and Westminster Hall Westminster Abbey Photos by Galen Frysinger
Oxford Cambridge Oxford University and the University of Cambridge are both famous around the world. (Click on Cambridge to see more pictures.) www.britainusa.com/images/Kids/gallery/OxfordLcopyLarge.JPG www.galenfrysinger.com
England’s Important People Go to this website to see more famous people - www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/famous_people.htm
Famous authors - Beatrix Potter, Roald Dahl and J.K. Rowling
William Shakespeare - famous for writing plays
Queen Elizabeth and the royal family
The Beatles -famous singing group who became popular in the 1960s
Go to this website to find out more about what people like to eat in England. www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/food.html images.jupiterimages.com/. ../99/10/23371099.jpg
Learn More About England
BritainUSA for Kids www.britainusa.com/4kids/ KidsKonnect www.kidskonnect.com/content/view/394/27/ Cool Planet UK www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/kidsweb/world/uk/index.htm Time for Kids England www.timeforkids.com/TFK/hh/goplaces/main/0,20344,604850,00.html Travel for Kids www.travelforkids.com/Funtodo/England/england.htm Fun in London www.kidslovelondon.com/
Books to Read Photo Credits www.galenfrysinger.com A Primary Source Guide to the United Kingdom . Christopher Blomquist. The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. 2005. England . Tamara Britton. ABDO Publishing Company. 2001. AVisit to England . Chris Oxlade and Anita Ganeri. Heinemann Library. 2003. Discovering Cultures – Great Britain . Sharon Gordon, 2004. Marshall Cavendish Corporation.