National Symbols of England

England is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Ireland, France, Belgium, . The capital of England is London.

The official language is English and the Pound sterling is the currency of the England. The domain is .uk and the country code is +44.

National day is celebrated on 26 Sep 2022. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and England is no exception.

In England, Cricket is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many British people. Tea is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of England. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Samuel Taylor Coleridge represent a national British symbol.

The country was founded by King James VI & I. The current president of England is Queen – Elizabeth II (Monarch) and Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister.

In England the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The British national anthem was written by John Bull and composed by .

Country information

Official name(s) The United Kingdom
Alternative name(s) Britain
Regional location Western Europe, islands - including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland - between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea; northwest of France
Country name etymology England is named after the Angles (Old English genitive case, "Engla" - hence, Old English "Engla Land")
Climate Temperate; moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic Current; more than one-half of the days are overcast
Terrain Mostly rugged hills and low mountains; level to rolling plains in east and southeast
Population 67,886,011
Language(s) English
Religion Christianity, Islam, Traditional faiths
Country code +44
Literacy rate 99%
Currency Pound sterling
Capital city London
Domain(TLD) .uk
Ethnicity White, Asian, Black Mixed
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality British
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 130,279 km²
Timezone UTC (Greenwich Mean Time, WET)
Average elevation 162 m (531 ft)
Coastline 12,429 Km (UK)
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of England

Flag map of England

Motto of England

No official motto

National animal of England

The National animal of England is Lion

National Animal of England - Lion

National flower of England

The National flower of England is Rose. Botanical name is Rosa.

National bird of England

The National bird of England is Robin

National bird of England - Robin

Rest of the National symbols of England 👇

Neighbouring countries of England

British Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A goose quill is more dangerous than a lion’s claw.

What will be, will be.

If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.

Many hands make light work.

Well begun is half done.

Let every man praise the bridge he goes over.

Don’t judge a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes.

A full cup must be carried steadily.

There’s no place like home.

Strike while the iron is hot.

Absence is a shrew.

A ragged colt may make a good horse.

Make not your sail too big for your ballast.

Death always comes too early or too late.

He laughs best who laughs last.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Big thunder, little rain.

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National Flag of England