Facts about England

By: Caleb Myers and Brody Broyles

Geography

  1. England is located on the continent of Europe.
  2. The Atlantic Ocean is on the West.
  3. Ireland is a nearby country
  4. London is the capital of England.
  5. Major cities in Europe include: London, Birmingham, Leeds, and Sheffield
  6. The total area of Europe is: 50, 346 square miles. (About the size of Alabama)
  7. England has a set of low range mountains, a series of chalk cliffs, and multiple plains.
  8. Natural resources found in England are the following: coal, petroleum, natural gas, zinc, tin, limestone, iron ore, salt, and more.

Economy

  1. Major industries in England include: iron and coal mining, farming, the construction of automobiles, and many more.
  2. Things England exports include: fuel, chemicals, food, beverages, and tobacco and more.
  3. Things England imports include: machinery, fuels, foodstuff, tobacco, clothes, and more.
  4. England's currency is the Pound.
  5. 1 United States dollar is equal to 0.67 pounds.
  6. 1 pound is equal to $1.49 in U.S. currency.

Government

  1. As of now, England is ruled by a monarchy.
  2. The leader of England, right now, is Prime Minister David Cameron.
  3. The head "figure"of England is Queen Elizabeth II.
  4. England's military consists of: 156, 940 and 30,000 volunteer soldiers.
  5. England's Allies are: United States, United Kingdom, Soviet Union, Republic of China, Poland, France, and more.
  6. England doesn't have any big enemies.

History

Important historic events (within the last 25 years)

  1. Ten new states join the European Union. (May 1, 2004)
  2. Kyoto Protocol on measures to control climate change comes into force. (February 16, 2005)
  3. Labour wins a third consecutive term with Tony Blair as prime minister. (May 5, 2005)
  4. Suicide Bombers kill 52 people on London's transport system. (July 7, 2005)
  5. Civil partners give same-sex couples legal rights. (December 2005)

Social Structure

  1. England's class system is
  2. England's formal religion is: Angelican Church of England
  3. England's Ethnic Groups consist of: White, Irish, Indian, Pakistani,Bangladeshi, Chinese, Asian, and many more.
  4. The life expectancy of men in England is the age of 85.
  5. The life expectancy of women in England is the age of 87.
  6. Languages in England include the following: English, Polish, Wales, and many more.
  7. The Literacy Rate for education in England is: 99%.