England is a part of Europe’s United Kingdom it is located on the island of Great Britain. It is not considered a separate nation, but it is an independent country within the UK. It is bordered by Scotland to the north and Wales to the west – both of which are also regions within the UK. England has coastlines along Celtic, North and Irish Seas and the English Channel and its area includes over 100 small islands.
England has a long history with human settlement dating back to pre-historic times and it became a unified region in 927 C.E. It was then the independent Kingdom of England until 1707 when the Kingdom of Great Britain was founded. In 1800 the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was formed and after some political and social instability in Ireland, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was formed in 1927, of which England is a part.
England has one of the largest economies in the world and it is very mixed with sectors in manufacturing and service. London is the capital of England and the UK, is also one of the world’s largest financial centers. England’s economy is the largest in the UK and the main industries are chemicals, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and software manufacturing. It has a population of over 51 million people, which makes it the largest geographical region in the UK. London is the largest city in England.
The main language spoken in England is English; however there are many regional dialects of English used throughout England. In addition, recent large numbers of immigrants have introduced several new languages to England. The most common of these are Punjabi and Urdu.
England is known for its educational system and large number of colleges and universities. Many of the Universities within England are some of the world’s highest ranked. These include the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, the University of Oxford and University College London.
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