Outline of England

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Location of England (orange)
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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to England:

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.[1][2][3] Its 54,316,600 inhabitants account for more than 84% of the total UK population,[4] while its mainland territory occupies most of the southern two-thirds of the island of Great Britain. England is bordered by Scotland to the north, Wales to the west and the North Sea, Irish Sea, Celtic Sea, Bristol Channel and English Channel. The capital is London, the largest metropolitan area in Great Britain, and the largest urban zone in the European Union by many measures.[note 1]

General reference

Geography of England

Main article: Geography of England

Environment of England

Natural geographic features of England

Regions of England

  1. North East
  2. North West
  3. Yorkshire and The Humber
  4. East Midlands
  5. West Midlands
  6. East of England
  7. London
  8. South East
  9. South West

Administrative divisions of England

Counties of England
Districts of England
Civil parishes of England
Unitary authorities of England
Municipalities of England

Demography of England

Government and politics of England

Main article: Government of England and Politics of England

Law and order in England

Military of England

Main article: Military of England

Local government of England

History of England

History of England by period

History of England by region

History of England by subject

Culture of England

Art of England

Sport in England

Economy and infrastructure of England

Main article: Economy of England

Education in England

Main article: Education in England

Types of schools in England

Specific schools in England


  1. The official definition of LUZ (Larger Urban Zone) is used by the European Statistical Agency (Eurostat) when describing conurbations and areas of high population. This definition ranks London highest, above Paris (see Larger Urban Zones (LUZ) in the European Union); and a ranking of population within municipal boundaries also puts London on top (see Largest cities of the European Union by population within city limits). However, research by the University of Avignon in France ranks Paris first and London second when including the whole urban area and hinterland, that is the outlying cities as well (see Largest urban areas of the European Union).

See also


  1. The Countries of the UK statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 10 October 2008.
  2. "Countries within a country". 10 Downing Street. Retrieved 2007-09-10. The United Kingdom is made up of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "ISO 3166-2 Newsletter Date: 2007-11-28 No I-9. "Changes in the list of subdivision names and code elements" (Page 11)" (PDF). International Organisation for Standardisation codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions -- Part 2: Country subdivision codes. Retrieved 2008-05-31. ENG England country<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Population estimates for UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, Mid-2014". National statistics. Office for National Statistics.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

Wikimedia Atlas of England