- Get Free Essays and Term Papers

England Case. United Kingdom

Autor:   •  April 11, 2017  •  Case Study  •  1,625 Words (7 Pages)  •  331 Views

Page 1 of 7




England, country and constituent part of the island of Great Britain that corresponds with Wales, is unified as an independent monarchy in the X century, obtained in a short time the political control over rest of the island, the whole of the British Isles and will undoubtedly reveal large world, so that became the nucleus of one of the largest empires in history".

Form and limits

Is the part of most extension of the United Kingdom and the center of the country and the former British Empire. England has distinct areas: in the North. The county of Yorkshire, with cities such as Manchester, York and Lancaster, the walls of Chester and the City of Liverpool. On this account with cities such as Ely, Lincoln and Norwich and in its vast grasslands stands the city of Cambridge. In the South and Southeast is Canterbury, the cliffs of Dover and Folkestone and old England. The city center, full of wonderful cities, is occupied by London is the capital, the great metropolis city center and its European and global surface is 244,806 km2.


The majority of the inhabitants of England are descended from the first settlers of Celts and subsequent invaders of the islands as the Romans, the Saxons, the Danes and Normans. Since 1950 ethnic diversity should be increased due to immigration from the south of Asia and the Caribbean. England was a nation of small rural villages, suffered an intense urbanization of beginning of the nineteenth century of this is derived from the different languages spoken being its official language the English and other languages such as Welsh and Gaelic.


The Anglican church became the official church in the country in the sixteenth century,during the reform. It is the nominal church of almost 3/5 part of the population. The Catholic Church is grouped in 22 dioceses with one 6,000,000 members in England, Protestants are the Methodists, the reformist church unity and the Presbyterian Church of England.

There are 1.5 and 2 million Muslims and about 300 thousand Jews in the United Kingdom, who mostly live in England. Percentages by 45% Anglican religions organized in church of England 1994 admitted women to the Catholic priesthood 15%

Muslims 1.7 %

1.3 % Methodist

Presbyterian 1.3 %

Sikhs Hindu 0.7 %

0.6 %, 0.5 % Jews

The population

of England was 48,378,000 .- inhabitants which is equivalent to 83 per cent of the total population of the United Kingdom. At the beginning of the decade of the 90 approximately 80% of the population inhabited in cities and almost 40% lived in urban seven major groupings: Great London, Tyne and Wear, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, Greater Manchester and Meseyside.Currently, the total population in the United Kingdom is 260,650,000 in England there are 6,378,600 inhabitants.

The UK economy

Is one of the major industrial nations and trade of the world in terms of their gross production, is the fifth country in the world after United States, Japan, Germany and France. The main sources of income for this loneliness economy are the energy: has the greatest energy resources of the European Union and is important world producers of oil and natural gas, other energy source are coal and nuclear energy. The taxes on the sale of the coal have helped to rebuild London after the fire that he suffered in 1666, and the coal was the key source of energy in the beginning of the industrial revolution. At the beginning of the decade of the 90 nuclear energy generating about $18 of the energy of the United Kingdom.


In the mid nineteenth century, the United Kingdom was an industrialized nation the first in the world, the main causes of its development was the British leadership trade in wool, the favorable climate the mineral wealth, the development of the maritime control, the insulation of the wars that were other areas of Europe, industrial methods more efficient as the industrial system and in particular the agricultural revolution, development that is parallel to the industrial revolution, the improvement in the methods of production and cultivation, the genetic development of the livestock and marketing accelerated agricultural production which made it possible to serve the cities in track of expansion allowing thousands farmers could work in the new factories.


The main crops are wheat barley, seed oil. Sugar beet, potatoes and oats have now increased the vegetarian diets and to spread organic farming.


There are a variety of minerals especially coal and iron, which were clavez elements in the industrialization of the country has large mining history eg: the salinas especially in Cheshire dating back to prehistoric times.


The most important ports are London, Teesside and Hartlepool,Grimsby and Immingham,Sulton Voe, Milford Haven, Southamton, Liverpool, Felixstowe and Dover Portsmouth and the oil ports of the Chetland and Orkney Islands.

The official currency

Is the pound sterling of a hundred new pence, is the basic unit of


Download:   txt (10.1 Kb)   pdf (55 Kb)   docx (13.3 Kb)  
Continue for 6 more pages »
Only available on