• Capital: London


  • Population: 51.45 million (2008 official estimate)
  • Major language: English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 77 years (men), 82 years (women) (UN)
  • Currency: : 1 pound sterling = 100 pence
    Internet domain: .uk
    International dialling code: +44


  • Area: 130,395 sq km (50,346 sq miles)


  • Part of the United Kingdom
  • With a culturally diverse population, England is divided into nine regions, and then organized by counties, districts, cities and towns.
  • London is the most densely populated area in the entire United Kingdom, with around 13 million inhabitants
  • London is the centre for trade, politics and law, and is also a huge tourist hotspot with plenty of attractions, outdoor spaces, iconic monuments, and historic buildings.
  • Main exports: Manufactured goods, chemicals, foodstuffsGNI per capita (UK figure): US $45,390 (World Bank, 2008)


This page was last updated on 2021.03.12 by Robert Vinet