England, birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles, is a country in the British Isles bordering Scotland and Wales. The capital, London, on the River Thames, is home of Parliament, Big Ben and the 11th-century Tower of London. It’s also a multicultural, modern hub for the arts and business. Other large cities are Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Bristol and the university centres of Oxford and Cambridge.
Sovereign state Legal jurisdiction: United Kingdom; England and Wales
Currency: Pound sterling
Population: 55.98 million (2018) ONS UK
Destinations: London, Bath, York, Oxford, Brighton, Liverpool