Country of the Week: England

England, picturesque in every corner, may not be big but it is definitely a big hit for every traveler looking to be swept off their feet.
Famous landmarks - from castles and cathedrals to stone circles, are a reflection of its developing architecture can be traced through its comprehensive history. While England boasts of its living history, it harmoniously shares a thriving urban landscape through theaters, museums and art galleries, parks, and eccentric dining and shopping avenues.
Capital: London
Current Political Leader: Queen Elizabeth II
Language(s): English, Welsh
Currency: Pound Sterling
Major Religions: Christian, Muslim, Hindi, others
Famous landmarks: Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, Stonehenge, Windsor Castle
National symbols(s): St. George's cross, red rose, and three lions crest
Movies filmed in England: Pride & Prejudice, Notting Hill, London Has Fallen, Harry Potter series, Bourne Ultimatum
Famous personalities: Tom Hiddleston, William Shakespeare, Adele, Stephen Hawking, Princess Diana, Jane Austen, Winston Churchill, Sir Isaac Newton, Julie Andrews
Climate: temperate, generally cool throughout the year. The weather can change at the drop of a hat, with the occasional rain showers popping in now and then
Popular Festivals: Notting Hill Carnival, Robin Hood Festival, Edinburgh Fringe