England is best known today for Big Ben, The Beatles, tea, the Royal Family, chips, and Windsor Castle, the oldest Royal residential building still in use today. The county got its name for the Germanic tribe, the Angles, who settled central, northern and eastern England in the 5th and 6th centuries. A part of The United Kingdom, England shares land borders with Wales in the west and Scotland in the north. The Irish Sea lies northwest from England, while the Celtic sea is located in the southwest of the country. The country is separated from Continental Europe by The North Sea in the East and the English Channel in the South.
The Capital city: London
The Country population: 56 million inhabitants
The country area: 130,279 km2
Currency: GBP - British pound