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England by amaia & esti

  1. 1. Index: England...............................page 3. Monuments...........................pages 4. & 5. Culture................................page 5. Important Cities.....................page 6. Popular things........................page 7. Geography............................page 8. Government and Politics.............page 9. Religion...............................page 10.
  2. 2. England: 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 system. 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.
  3. 3. Spanish navies off the coast of Cadiz, Monuments: Spain. 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 1858. 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. palace: Buckingham Palace 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. Millennium Wheel 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 mistakenly called 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
  4. 4. Culture: Holidays Date Name st 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 Other Celebrations Date Name Notes 14th of St. Valentine's Day February 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 October 5th of Guy Fawkes' Night Also called 'Bonfire Night' November 24th of Christmas Eve December 31st of New Year's Eve December
  5. 5. Important Cities: The most important cities in England are: •Manchester •Liverpool •Cambridge •Oxford •London •Bournemouth •Brighton
  6. 6. Popular Things: In England are some popular things very specials, like: Buses → or Telephone cabins →
  7. 7. Geography: 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.
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Religion: 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: