Flag of England

The English flag is a white background with a centered red cross. The colors used in the flag are red and white. The size of the English flag is 3:5. The flag of England was adopted in 1606. The first use of the current design was in 1606. The last change in the current English flag design was in 1606.

Flag of England

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Flag proportion

Ratio 3:5


  • First flag usage: 1606
  • Adoption current flag: 1606
  • Last change flag: 1606

Flag colors


About England


54 990 000


50 313 sq mi
130 310 km2

Population density

1 093 sq mi
422 km2

Country information

Country: England
Continent: Europe
Official languages: English
Capital: London
Government: Part of a constitutional monarchy
Border length: 224 miles / 360 km
Neighbouring countries
Ireland: 224 miles 360 km

The English flag is the flag of the country England. England is located in the continent of Europe. England has 1 neighbour. The total length of the border of England is 360 km. England has the following neighboring countries with corresponding distances of the national border: Ireland: 360 km.

54 990 000 people live in England, a country with a surface area of 130 310 km² (0% water). The population density in England is 422 inhabitants per km². The official language in England is English. The capital of England is London. England is part of a constitutional monarchy.

The currency in England is the British pound (GBP). UTC (default time) in England is UTC+00:00 and UTC+01:00 in summer. England has the unique two-letter country code GB (also called the internet top-level domain). The unique three-letter country code is GB-ENG, and the three-digit country code is 826. The country code number (phone number) for England is +44.


0% water


Pound sterling (GBP)


CET: UTC+00:00
CEST: UTC+01:00


Internet TLD: GB
Three-letter country code: GB-ENG
Three-digit country code: 826
Calling code: 44