- Geography of England
Englandcomprises the central and southern two-thirds of the island of Great Britain, plus offshore islands of which the largest is the Isle of Wight. It is bordered to the north by Scotlandand to the west by Wales. It is closer to Continental Europethan any other part of Britain, divided from Franceonly by a 21-mile (34-km) sea gap.
The top six cities England ranked by size are
Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Liverpooland Manchester. Note that London is not on this list as Greater Londonis a region and the actual City of Londonis tiny.
Rivers of Great Britain"
* Great Ouse
* Yorkshire Ouse
* Avon The Severn is the longest English River, with the Thames and Trent second and third respectively. These are the three longest rivers in the United Kingdom...
"River" "Length" "(miles)" (km) 1 River Severn 220 354 2 River Thames 215 346 3 River Trent 185 297
Major towns and cities
List of towns in England"The largest cities in England are as follows (in alphabetical order):
* (Kingston upon) Hull
Newcastle upon Tyne
Geography of the United Kingdom
Geography of Scotland
Geography of Wales
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