England

England
Flag
Anthem: Various
Predominantly "God Save the Queen"
Location of  England  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the United Kingdom  (green)

Status Country
Capital
and largest city
London
51°30′N 0°7′W / 51.500°N 0.117°W / 51.500; -0.117
National language English
Regional languages Cornish
Ethnic groups (2011)
Religion Church of England
Demonym English
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Government Part of a constitutional monarchy
 •  Monarch Elizabeth II
Establishment
 •  Anglo-Saxon settlement 5th–6th century 
 •  Unification 10th century 
 •  Union with Scotland 1 May 1707 
Area
 •  Land 130,279 km2
50,301 sq mi
Population
 •  2011 census 53,012,456
 •  Density 407/km2
1,054.1/sq mi
GDP (nominal) 2009 estimate
 •  Total $2.68 trillion
 •  Per capita $50,566
Currency Pound sterling (GBP)
Time zone GMT (UTC​)
 •  Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy (AD)
Drives on the left
Calling code +44
Patron saint Saint George
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