Where is England, UK?

England is a country part of the UK of Great Britain. It's borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west, North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south while the North West coast of France in Europe.

Location Map of England, UK

Where is England Located?

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. England is situated north-west of the European continent. England shares land boundary with Wales in the west, Scotland in the north. Irish Sea bounds England in the northwest and the North Sea in the north. London is the capital city of England. It covers an area of 130,279 sq km (50,301 sq mi).

England is one of the nations of the United Kingdom. Geographically England consists of the central and southern two-thirds of Great Britain's island, as well as a number of offshore islands including the Isle of Wight and the Isles of Scilly. England is bounded by two other United Kingdom countries: Scotland to the north and Wales to the west. England is the region of mainland Britain that is closest to Europe. It is 34 kilometers (21 miles) away from France, however the two nations are linked by the Channel Tunnel, which is located close to Folkestone. The population of England was 56, 286, 961 as per the census of 2019.

England has one of the greatest and most dynamic economies in the world with a GDP per capita of £28,100. Even though England has a mixed market economy and has embraced many free market concepts, it nonetheless has a well-developed social welfare system. The pound sterling is the country of England's official currency. The largest portion of the UK economy comes from England's economy. England is a pioneer in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as in important technical sectors including aerospace, the arms industry, and the software manufacturing side of the industry. The financial hub of England is London, home to the London Stock Exchange, the largest stock exchange in Europe and the major stock exchange of the United Kingdom. Outside of London, Manchester has one of Europe's largest financial and professional services sectors and one of the continent's fastest-growing technological hubs.

English Heritage is a government organization with a broad mandate for managing England's historical monuments, artifacts, and habitats. Currently, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport is funding it. England has 17 of the 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These include the English Lake District, Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites, Tower of London, Jurassic Coast, Palace of Westminster, Roman Baths, City of Bath, Saltaire, Ironbridge Gorge, Studley Royal Park and English Lake District.

England is renowned for its educational institutions. It is home to some of the most prestigious universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, and London. England has produced some of the world's most famous pop stars, including the Beatles, Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Queen, Phil Collins, the Spice Girls, and Oasis. England is well known for its lush green hills and fertile lowlands.

England Facts

Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
England StatusCountry
Locationsouth-east of England
Coordinates51°30′26″N 0°7′39″W
Area130,279 sq km (50,301 sq mi)
Population (2021)56,489,800
Population Density434/km2 (1,124.1/sq mi)
CurrencyPound Sterling (GBP)
Calling code+44
ClimateTemperate Maritime climate
Time zoneGMT (UTC±0)
Major AirportHeathrow (LHR), City (LCY), Gatwick (LGW), Stansted (STN), Luton (LTN), Southend (SEN)
Govt. Websitelondon.gov.uk

Places to Visit in England

Here are the best places in England are:

London EyePalace of WestminsterKensington PalaceScience MuseumThe Sherlock Holmes Museum
Tower BridgeTrafalgar SquareKensington GardensMadame Tussauds LondonMonument to the Great Fire of London
Buckingham PalaceThe National GalleryBorough MarketDungeon LondonHampstead Heath
Tower of LondonThe ShardTate ModernTate BritainGreen Park
Big BenNatural History MuseumRoyal Botanic Gardens, KewWembley StadiumChurchill War Rooms
London BridgeOxford StreetSt James's ParkSEA LIFE Centre London AquariumBarbican Centre
The British MuseumVictoria and Albert MuseumMillennium BridgeGreenwich ParkWestminster Bridge
Hyde ParkPiccadilly CircusMuseum of LondonRichmond ParkChessington World of Adventures
Westminster AbbeyThe Regent's ParkShakespeare's GlobeRoyal Albert HallHolland Park
St. Paul's CathedralZSL London ZooRoyal Observatory GreenwichThe O2National Portrait Gallery
Edited by: Vijaykant | Last Updated: October 13, 2022