England Fact Sheet

England Country Profile

This fact sheet is for Canadian nationals only. Please note if you are not a Canadian passport holder you will need to check with your relevant Country Embassy.

Travel AdviceTravel advice and advisories for United Kingdom
EmbassyEmbassies and consulates | United Kingdom (Government of Canada)
Entry RequirementsEntering the UK: Overview - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Visa InformationCheck if you need a UK visa - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Currency ConversionLive Exchange Rate: Canadian Dollar to British Pound
Cultural InsightsHofstede Country Comparison -- the UK
InsuranceUK Health Insurance for International Students - Study in UK (studying-in-uk.org)
Health InformationA guide to the NHS for international students in the UK | Student (timeshighereducation.com)
Solo Female TravelUK Solo Female Travel Safety Tips and Advice (solofemaletravelers.club)
Gay Travel IndexGay Travel Index (gayguide.travel)

Pre-Arrival Information

Emergency Numbers

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Country Facts

Capital cityLondon
CurrencyBritish Pounds
Phone Code+44
Internet Code.co.uk
Time ZoneUTC
Drives onLeft
Plug TypesType G
Drinking WaterSafe to drink
Dominant ReligionChristian 46.2%, Muslim 6.5%, Buddhist 0.5%, Jewish 0.5%, Hindu 1.7%, Sikh 0.9%, other 0.6%, none 37.2%, unspecified 6%
Significant Dates

April 23 - St George's Day (Patron Saint of England); May 1st - May Day; November 5 - Bonfire Night