England is located on the continent of Europe. England also is a country of the United Kingdom. The countries that make up the United Kingdom are Northern Ireland, England, Wales and Scotland.Continue Reading
England is part of an island, and its location is the north-western coast of continental Europe.
The capital of England is London.
The history of England dates back thousands of years. The Celts from Central Europe settled here around the 500 B.C. The Romans invaded this region of Europe around 43 A.D. Many other invaders, such as the Anglo-Saxons and Normans, also ruled this part of the world in ancient times.Learn more about United Kingdom
England is a European country that is part of, but not synonymous with, both Great Britain and the United Kingdom. It home to major metropolitan centers such as London, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield. London is the capital city of England.Full Answer >
The Spanish Armada attacked England in 1588 in an attempt to establish Spain's dominance in Europe and prevent Protestantism from overtaking Catholicism on the continent. Other reasons included Span's desire to prevent England establishing a strong navy and Mary Queen of Scots' execution.Full Answer >
England has a temperate maritime climate. The Gulf Stream creates generally mild, maritime-influenced weather patterns, leading to England's rainy climate and resulting in a lush green countryside.Full Answer >
As of 2015, the 10 largest town in England start with Reading, Berkshire; Dudley, West Midlands; Northampton, Northamptonshire; Luton, Bedfordshire; and Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. The top 10 finishes with Walsall, West Midlands; Basildon, Essex; Bournemouth, Dorset; Southend-on-Sea, Essex; and Swindon, Wiltshire.Full Answer >