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England Facts

  • Name: England
  • Capital City: London (7,556,900 pop.)
    (13,945,000 metro)
  • England Population: 53,012,456 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: British Pound Sterling (GBP)
    (conversion rates)

    One British Pound Sterling
  • Ethnicity: White 88.2%, Asian 5.7%, Black 2.8%, Mixed 1.7%, Chinese 0.9%, other 0.7%
  • GDP total: $2.68 trillion (2012 est)
  • GDP per capita: $50,566 (2012 est)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English
  • Largest Cities: (by population) London, Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol, Wakefield, Coventry
  • Name: The name England comes from a group of Saxons who called themselves "Engle" that conquered the area.
  • National Day: St. George's Day, April 23
  • Holidays
  • Religion: Christian, Muslim, Hindi, others
  • Symbols

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