England is a land of history, which includes the United Kingdom. Commonly properly almost always England and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland are used as synonyms. England, whose capital is London, is bordered to the north of Scotland, to the west - with Wales, its territory is south-eastern part of the island. Continental Europe is divided from England, English Channel and North Sea. Surface of England is about 244 820 km ². The official language is obviously English. Head of State is Queen Elizabeth II. England's longest and largest rivers are the Severn (354 km) and Thames (346 km). The biggest cities are London, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Leeds, Bristol and Newcastle Upon Tyne. Undersea Tunnel near Dover links Britain with France. One of the sights of England are: Waddesdon Manor, St Albans Cathedral, Pulteney Bridge, Palace of Beaulieu. To sum up England is a beautiful and historic city worth visiting.