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England Anastasya Lukina
Geographical location Capital and largest city London Languages English Population 53 012 ,456
The St George's Cross is the national flag of England National symbols The Tudor rose, England's national floral emblem The Royal Arms in England
London is the capital of Great Britain Population-8 308 369 Global city The largest concentration of higher education The red double-decker bus is an iconic symbol of London London was the world’s most populous city from around 1831 to 1925 Population-8 308 369
The largest parks in the central area of London are three of the Royal Parks, namely Hyde parks and its neighbor Kensington Garden at the western edge of central London, and Regent’s Park on the northern edge
Climate "three fine days and a thunderstorm" England's weather can be summed up in two words - mild & varied The Lake District, one of the most scenic regions of England, is also the wettest. The bottom line is, if you plan on visiting England or any other part of Britain, always come prepared for any kind of weather.
Visitor attractions Windsor Castle A royal residence at Windsor More than five hundred people live and work in Windsor Castle. It is a popular tourist attraction, a venue for hosting state visits, and Elizabeth 's preferred weekend home. Natural History Museum The museum is particularly famous for its exhibition of dinosaur skeletons .
History Henry VIII 1491 – 1547 Probably the most famous English monarch thanks to interest in his six wives. He broke with Catholicism and laid the foundations for the Church of England, but has been called a tyrant and a monster, as well as a great king. Throughout its history English armies have fought wars on the continent, in the twentieth century playing roles in World Wars 1 and 2. Currently England is in a political union with Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Art English art was dominated by imported artists throughout much of the Renaissance, but in the 18th century a native tradition became much admired. It is often considered to be typified by landscape painting such as the work of J.M.W. turner and John Constable. Portraitists like Thomas Gainsborough, Joshua Reynolds and William Hogarth are also significant. The Hay Wain by John Constable is an archetypal English painting.
Literature English literature begins with Anglo-Saxon literature, which was written in Old English. In the medieval period there was a flourishing of literature in Middle English; Geoffrey Chaucer is the most famous writer of this period. The Elizabethan era is sometimes described as the golden age of English literature Writers often associated with England or for expressing Englishness include Shakespeare (who produced two tetralogies of history plays about the English kings), Jane Austen Arnold Bennett, and Rupert Brooke. Other writers are associated with specific regions of England; these include Charles Dickens (London), Thomas Hardy (Wessx), A. E. Housman (Shropshire), and the Lake Poets (the Lake District). In the lighter vein, Agatha Christie's mystery novels are outsold only by Shakespeare and The Bible.
It’s interesting to know French was the official language of England for about 300 years, from 1066 till 1362. English people consume more tea per capita than anybody else in the world (2.5 times more than the Japanese and 22 times more than the Americans or the French). Champagne was invented in England, not in France. In 1662 scientist Christopher Merret. Fish 'n chips is not much traditional an English dish than Chicken Tikka Massala. The first fish & chips restaurant was only opened in 1860 by a Jewish immigrant, Joseph Malin.
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