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Is London the capital of England or the UK?

London is the capital of England. England is a country. Britain is an area that consists of England and the country of Wales.

Does the United Kingdom have a capital?

The United Kingdom’s capital is London, a global city and financial centre with an urban area population of 10.3 million. The United Kingdom consists of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland….United Kingdom.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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What is the capital of England 2020?


Which countries are in UK?

The United Kingdom (UK) is made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Is the UK considered a country?

The ‘United Kingdom’ refers to a political union between, England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Although the UK is a fully independent sovereign state, the 4 nations that make it up are also countries in their own right and have a certain extent of autonomy.

How is England divided?

Overall, England is divided into nine regions and 48 ceremonial counties, although these have only a limited role in public policy. For the purposes of local government, the country is divided into counties, districts and parishes. Parishes cover only part of England.

What are states called in the UK?

Key facts

Name Capital Legal systems
England London English law
Northern Ireland Belfast Northern Ireland law, Irish land law
Scotland Edinburgh Scots law
Wales Cardiff English law, Welsh law

How many states are in England?

There are currently a total of 69 such cities in the United Kingdom: 51 in England, seven in Scotland, six in Wales, and five in Northern Ireland….List of cities.

City Brighton & Hove
Cathedral (pre-1889 England & Wales only) not applicable
City council Local government district (Unitary) Map
Nation/Region South East, England

Does UK have states?

The UK doesn’t have any states or provinces because it has four countries. The two biggest of the four countries are England and Scotland. Incidentally in the UK the UK as a whole is sometimes referred to as “The State” (but generally only when referring to government).

What are the 3 largest counties in England?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rank County Area
1 Yorkshire 3,669,510 acres (14,850.0 km2)
2 Lincolnshire 1,663,850 acres (6,733.4 km2)
3 Devon 1,636,450 acres (6,622.5 km2)
4 Norfolk 1,292,300 acres (5,230 km2)

Is London a county or town?

London is located in the county of Greater London, an administrative area that includes 32 boroughs plus the City of London.

What is the oldest city in England?

A Wiltshire town has been confirmed as the longest continuous settlement in the United Kingdom. Amesbury, including Stonehenge, has been continually occupied since 8820BC, experts have found.

What was the first city in England?


Is London the oldest city in the UK?

Amesbury. Amesbury along with Stonehenge in Wiltshire is claimed to be Britain’s oldest settlement, dating back to 8820 BC according to a project led by the University of Buckingham. The place is said to have been a transport point with the River Avon acting as a transit route.

Which UK city has the youngest population?

Across the UK, Wales has oldest population followed by Scotland and England

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What is the most common age in the UK?

40 years

Which cities have the youngest population?

The Youngest Large Metros in the U.S.

  1. Salt Lake City, UT. Percentage of the population under 35: 52.8%
  2. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX.
  3. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA.
  4. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX.
  5. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX.
  6. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX.
  7. Oklahoma City, OK.
  8. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI.