England In United Kingdom

England

Britain (England) is a nation that is a piece of the United Kingdom. It shares arrive outskirts with Scotland toward the north and Wales toward the west. Britain is isolated from mainland Europe by the North Sea toward the east and the English Channel toward the south. The nation covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, in its inside and south, and incorporates more than 100 littler islands, for example, the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight.

The zone now called England was first possessed by current people amid the Upper Paleolithic time frame, however takes its name from the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes who settled amid the fifth and sixth hundreds of years. Britain turned into a brought together state in the tenth century, and since the Age of Discovery, which started amid the fifteenth century, has had a noteworthy social and legitimate effect on the more extensive world. The English dialect, the Anglican Church, and English law – the reason for the custom-based law lawful frameworks of numerous different nations around the globe – created in England, and the nation’s parliamentary arrangement of government has been broadly received by other nations. The Industrial Revolution started in eighteenth century England, changing its general public into the world’s initially industrialized country.

This article is related to the general information about England and I hope after reading this article you will get many Interesting facts about this attractive and beautiful country of United Kingdom.

Contents of this article

This article will cover different features of England including;

General information

History of England

England Government

Subdivision of England

England Climate or England weather

Science and technology or invention and discoveries

England cuisines

England Architecture

Sports of England

Museums, galleries and Libraries of England

Universities of England

General information of England

The Sovereign state of England is United Kingdom. Largest and Capital city of England is London. And national language of this country is English (British English) but regional languages are Cornish. According to 2011 estimation,  various ethnic groups are living in this beautiful country of United Kingdom including 85.4% of Whites, 7.8% of Asians, 3.5% of Blacks, 2.3% Mixed, 0.4% of Arabs and 0.6% Others. Total measured area of England is 130,395 km2 or 50,346 sq. mi and estimated value of Population according to 2011 census was 53,012,456. It has world largest economy in UK as well as in the whole world. Currency of England is Pound sterling and you have to drive on the left in England.  Calling code of England is +44. Transport system of England includes Buses, Cars, Trains and Airports.

 History of England

England is the largest country of United Kingdom and its capital” LONDON” is also the capital of United Kingdom. The name “England” came from Englaland which is the Old English word meaning “land of the Angles”. Albion is the name which is an alternative for England name. This alternative name is originally referred to the entire island of United Kingdom or Great Britain.

England Government

England is country part of the United Kingdom and its basic political system consists of parliamentary system and constitutional monarchy. Parliament of the United Kingdom is directly governed by England, although Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland have their own devolved governments. Elections are held in the House of Commons which is based at the Palace of Westminster, there are 532 (MPs) Members of Parliament in England out of 650 totals.

Subdivision of England

National administrative is responsible for the division of England in different regions, counties and district or town. The highest level of local government was the nine regions of England: North West, North East, Humber and the Yorkshire, East Midlands, East, South East, West Midlands, South West and the London. All of England is divided into 48 ceremonial counties below the regional level.

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England Climate or England Weather

England has a very pleasant and temperate moderate climate: in winter it is mild with temperatures not much lower than 32 °F (0 °C) and in summer not much higher than 90 °F (32 °C). So you can enjoy the best moment of your life in these pleasant weather conditions in UK.

Science and technology or inventions and discoveries

Inventions and discoveries in the world of science and technology of the England   include: the first industrial spinning machine, the jet engine and the first modern computer, the first successful human blood transfusion, the Wide Web of World along with HTML, the motorized vacuum cleaner, the lawn mower, the seat belt, the electric motor, the hovercraft, steam engines, and theories such as the atomic theory and Darwinian theory of evolution. Newton belongs to England and he   developed the ideas of Newtonian mechanics, universal gravitation, and calculus and Robert Hooke developed the law of elasticity. England has been also playing great role in the field of research since ancient time.

England Cuisines

Traditional examples of England cuisines include featuring a roasted joint (usually lamb, beef, pork or chicken), the Sunday roast, served with assorted vegetables, gravy and Yorkshire pudding. Other prominent meals of England include chips and fish and English breakfast generally consisting of sausages, black pudding, bacon, grilled tomatoes, fried bread, mushrooms, baked beans, and eggs. Various meat pies are consumed such as kidney pie, and steak and ale pie, pork pie, cottage pie and the Cornish pasty.

England Architecture

Some examples of Architecture of England include Stonehenge, Rudston Monolith, Devil’s Arrows, and Castlerigg. With the architecture introduction of Ancient Roman there was a development of baths, basilicas, amphitheaters, villas, triumphal arches, Roman temples, Roman forts, Roman roads, stockades ,aqueducts museums, Stonehenge, Hadrian’s Wall, Avebury and Associated Sites, Jurassic Coast, Tower of London, Iron bridge Gorge, Saltaire and  Studley Royal Park.

Sports of England

Sports of England include football which is favorite and national game of this country some other games which originated from England are cricket, rugby league, rugby union, tennis, badminton, boxing, rounder, squash, hockey, snooker, darts, billiards, table tennis, netball, bowls, greyhound racing,  horseracing, and fox hunting. England is also responsible for the development of golf, Formula One and sailing.

Museums, galleries and Libraries of England

There are 14 national museum of United Kingdom which are located in England. British library which is one of the world largest library and national library of United Kingdom is also located in England (London) and national gallery also founded in England.

Education in England

The Department for Education is the administration division in charge of issues influencing individuals in England up to the age of 19, including education. State-run and state-financed schools are gone to by around 93% of English schoolchildren. Youngsters who are between the ages of 3 and 5 go to nursery or an Early Years Foundation Stage gathering unit inside an elementary school. Youngsters between the ages of 5 and 11 go to grade school, and optional school is gone to by those matured in the vicinity of 11 and 16. Albeit most English auxiliary schools are exhaustive, in a few zones there are particular admission linguistic use schools, to which entrance is liable to passing the eleven or more exam. Around 7.2% of English schoolchildren go to non-public schools, which are subsidized by private sources. Standards in state schools are checked by the Office for Standards in Education, and in tuition based schools by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

Universities of England 

Total number of universities in the United Kingdom is 109 and according to one survey out of these 109, ninety-one (91) universities are located in England. Famous universities of England include Cambridge University, University of Oxford, Queen marry university and Institute of cancer research etc.

 

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