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Transcript of ENGLAND
Key Facts On England
London. With a population over 7 million inhabitants.
London, Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester
million inhabitants (2012)
130,410 sq km
About The Name:
England used to be known as "
, meaning the land of the Angles, people from continental Germany, who began to invade Britain in the late 5th century, along with the Saxons and Jute.
Climate and Weather of England
Famous People From England
(Inventors, Scientist and Writers)
National Song Of England
Although England does not have a National Anthem of its own, it generally uses the National Anthem of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; namely “God Save the Queen”' as its National Song. This is also the Commonwealth Anthem. This national song is sung before international football and rugby matches.
“God Save the Queen” was composed in the 18th century by Thomas Augustine Arne. The first time it was ever sung was in 1745, during the Jacobite invasion of England.
Major Cities of England
Major Cities of England
is one of the best known epicenters in the world. It is the capital city of both England and the United Kingdom. London is one of the world’s most significant cities in terms of its social, cultural, economic and historical value.
London’s main tourist attractions include:
• Buckingham Palace.
• The House of Parliament and Big Ben.
• Tower Bridge.
• London Eye or Millennium Wheel.
• Piccadilly Circus.
• Tower of London.
• Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.
Major Cities of England
is in the south-central part of North West England. The city of Manchester is one of the most populous in England. It lies within the United Kingdom's second most populous urban area which has a population of 2.55 million inhabitants.
The city is notable for its architecture, culture, music scene, media links, scientific and engineering output, social impact, sports clubs and transport connections.
Manchester's main tourist attractions include:
Manchester's Art Gallery.
The Wheel of Manchester.
Manchester China Town.
Manchester Town Hall.
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND
England is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, it's an island situated off the North West coast of Europe
England is the largest country in the United Kingdom. Bordered by Scotland in the north, the North Sea in the east, the English Channel in the south and Wales in the west.
England is one of the most interesting travel destinations in the world, with attractions, friendly people and a well-established tourist infrastructure.
England's weather can be summed up in two words- mild and varied. One minute it can be gorgeous sunshine, the next can be cloudy, cold and raining. Even on extremely sunny days during summer, if someone goes out have to take a coat just in case for the weather is so unpredictable and can change at any moment.
Generally speaking , the parts of England closest to the Atlantic Ocean experience the mildest temperatures, although these are the wettest and experience the most wind. The areas in the east, on the other hand, are drier and less windy, but also display cooler temperatures.
Famous People From England (Singers, Actors and Football Players)
There is no doubt that England has also produced many famous figures in the history of entertainment. Some of the best known figures are:
Sir. Paul McCartney (Beatles Singer)
John Lennon (Beatles Singer)
Charles Chaplin (Actor and Comedian)
Kate Winslet (Actress)
Robbie Williams (Singer)
Depeche Mode (Band)
The Rolling Stones (Band)
David Beckham (Football Player)
Great Britain has produced many of the most influential scientists, mathematicians, inventors and writers in modern history. With influential people, come influential ideas, theories and inventions, some of which have the potential to change the world forever. Some of the best known figures are:
Charles Darwin (Naturalist and geologist, better known for his contributions to evolutionary theory)
Isaac Newton (Mathematician and physicist, known as the creator of the Universal Law of Gravitation)
Richard Trevithick (Engineer, known as the pioneer of rail transport)
Joseph Swan (Chamist-Famous for inventing an incandescent light bulb)
Sir Tim Berners-Lee ( Computer scientist, best known as World Wide Web inventor)
William Shakespeare (Poet, playwright and actor-Writer of Romeo and Juliet tragedy)
Virginia Woolf (Writer- The Diary of Virginia Woolf )
Joanne or J.K Rowling (Novelist, author of Harry Potter)