In England, there are lots and lots of people, in fact, since the England census of 2008, there are 51,446,000 people living there, and since 2017 there are 65,511,098 different people. As you can see, their population is getting higher by the years. This site also talks about the current tourism, saying "Although industrialization is rampant in the nation, there has been a sudden shift towards the services sector. Tourism has therefore become an important segment and attracts over a million people annually to England." England benefits from this because of trade and more income sources. The site includes articles and charts, all very helpful for your understanding the economy of the English nation.
Many people have heard of Stonehenge but dont know what it is. It is located in southern England. It is made up of roughly 100 massive rocks. Stonehenge was once a burial ground but scholars have not determined what other purpose it had. Today nearly 100,000,000 people visit Stonehenge each year. Stonehenge was built in several stages. The first time it was constructed was 5,000 years ago.
England is an beautiful, amazing, and very fun place to be. But what don't you know about this country? This website tells you many interesting facts and statistics about the star of the U.K. Did you know that every year, an about 2,500 people are sent to the hospital because of toothbrush injuries? Or that they eat 1,500,000,000 sandwiches every year? Did you know that a flock of birds mixed with the Big Ben could equal time travel?* Click on this elink to find out many more fun facts. - - *In 1945 a flock of birds landed on the minute hand of the clock tower and pushed it back 5 minutes.
This website contains facts about the various religions in England, such as Muslim, Hinduism, and Christianity. The majority of the population is Christian, specifically Catholic. The Anglican Church is the established church in England, and is mingled with the rest of the culture through various holidays, government, and music.
What can't you live without? Food! Here you will find recipes and articles about different traditional English foods, such as marmalade, deviled kidneys, scones, egg and anchovies sandwiches, and many more fantastic chow home to the one and only England! You can also find popular foods and their recipes, like this one for deviled kidneys: "Allow one lamb's kidney per person and cut them into quarters or rough dice. Fry in hot oil for a minute until lightly browned. Add some sherry, a dash of cider vinegar, and a teaspoon of redcurrant jelly (Cumberland sauce is also very nice) and stir to blend. Season with Worcestershire sauce, English mustard, salt and cayenne pepper to taste, then add a splash of cream to make a lovely rich sauce. Bubble for a minute or two, sprinkle over some chopped parsely and serve with toast and a green salad!" Enjoy every bite you take of these traditional English dishes.
What is the greatest empire of all time? The first ones that come to mind are Alexander the Great or the Roman empire. Both of these pale in comparison to what the British were able to achieve through trade (especially the triangular trade route.) Their trade was boosted through the explorers of the 1400-1500s. Even the Spanish exploration benefited England, because many of Singapore's trading ports were established by the English.
Small animals, such as squirrels and rabbits, are the only creatures commonly seen in the U.K mainly because of deforestation earlier on. The reason deforestation happens is because the people want to build houses and boats. Farming is done in various ways because of the area temperature differences. In the northwestern region farmers keep and rely on sheep because sheep can survive in winter and cold temperatures. In the southeast the grass in perfect for dairy farms.
The Saxons were a Germanic tribe that originally occupied the region which today is the North Sea coast of the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark. Their name is derived from the seax, a kind of knife like a dagger. They migrated to Southern England around 447-495 A.D. It also talks about how the Romans had taken over Britain before the Saxons arrived.
England is made up of about 65% of the island of Great Britain. Scotland borders England to the north. Wales borders England from the west. The north sea,the Irish sea, and the Atlantic ocean surround England. About 50,356 square miles and has just under 60 million people. England is divided in between the Lowland zone and the Highland zone. England has many estuaries of large rivers such as: Thames, Mersey, and Humber.
This link will take you to a website about England's history. There are many articles about the very first settlers to England, such as the Angles and the Normans. Did you know that the word 'England' originates from the word 'Anglo,' part of the name of the tribe 'Anglo-Saxon?' This site informs you about the little things that happen in the kings court or the small villages that lead you on the the major revolutions that happen as a result. It also includes audio options so you can listen about the backgrounds of the English.
This website is full of different types of maps of England, including maps of regions, maps of historic cities, maps of national parks, maps for specific cities, and maps of the counties inside it. There are so many more regions of England than I thought there were before I found this. I only thought there were two, but I now know that there are 8 regions. There are also 10 national parks! This link will take you to a place where you can find interesting maps and pictures of England.
England is 74 times smaller than the U.S. England is the largest country in Great Britain. 84% of U.K people live in England. England government is monarchy. The author of Harry Potter is from England. This website gives facts on England and information on the country it's great if your doing a project on Britain.
This was one of the first ones that we found, and it is about the different sports that are played in England. It talks about the different sports that they play and how they came about. Cricket is probably the most popular sport. One popular sport played in England (and in all of Britain) is rugby, which is a little bit like football. The website gives 17 different sports and for some of them it tells you how to play them. You will learn that sports are just as important as in America if not more important.