ENGLAND

The hottest country ever.

Population

53.01 million

Currency

England uses the pound (£1) for money.

Climate

England is usually damp and cold. January and February are usually the coldest months. July and August are the 'hottest'. The Atlantic Ocean (that surrounds England) influences its weather. Their weather is very bipolar, it can be sunny one day and rainy the next. They have drought almost ever 5-10 years or so. The last drought ever recorded was in 1995. It is usually 15 days with little or no rainfall.
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Government

The England has not had a government since 1707. There government is called Parliamentary Monarchy. The ruler or monarchy of England is Queen Elizabeth the second. In the Parliamentary Monarchy there is Chief Executive is the prime minister. The Constitution which is has several documents that are the Magna Carta, the Petition of Rights and the Bill of Rights. The Cabinet which has 20 members and all are part of the House of Commons and the house of the Lords. The Privy Council which has 450 members and all are part the Cabinet also. The Parliament is made up of two houses, the House of Commons and the House of the Lords. Its like the Senate and the House of Representatives in the U.S. House of Commons is the political power. The Judiciary is like the court house. They are sometimes called the Justices of Peace.

Traditional Foods

A traditional English meal would be served with lamb, beef, chicken, pork, and fish and served with potatoes and vegetables. Some English meals have strange names like Bubble and Squeak and Toad-in-the-Hole. Like those strange name there are many more like Black Pudding, Bangers and Mash, Spotted Dick, and many other ones.

Museums

There are a wide variety of museums in England. All of them are different, from history all the way to fashion. The Victoria and Albert Museum has collections of ceramics, photography, sculptures, furniture, etc. The Natural History Museum is home to a large collection to dinosaur fossils, its the center of research, they have journals, books, manuscripts etc. The British Museum has a collection of fine arts and artifacts.

Sports

There are many sports played in Britain like cricket, football, lawn tennis, golf, and rugby. The most famous team in Britain would be Manchester United. They are an amazing team.