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Questions related to the country of England, which is located on the island of Great Britain. The island lies close to the Atlantic coast of Europe. England together with Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales comprises the nation called The United Kingdom.
What would be the American equivalent of a 1.2 LTR car in England?
Using the conversion factor of 16.387cc=1CI, we come up with a displacement of 73.22 cubic inches. Most American cars are quoted in liters these days (5.7 liter mustang) so a 1.2 liter would be a 1.2 liter. same amount of displacement. I don't think any American car has an engine this small. Although there are European and Asian imports in that range. Most big Japanese motorcycles top out at about 1.2 liters (1200cc), although 1300cc is not unheard of. I think the smallest car...
Asked in Time Zones, England, London
What is the time difference between Newfoundland and Se London England?
The U. K. is ahead of Newfoundland by... 3½ hrs. from the 1st Sun. of Nov. until the 2nd Sun. of Mar. 2½ hrs. from 2nd Sun. of Mar. until the last Sun. of Mar. 3½ hrs. from the last Sun. of Mar. until the last Sun. of Oct. 2½ hrs. from the last Sun. of Oct. until the 1st Sun. of Nov. ...
Asked in Ancient History, England, Stonehenge
Where is Stonehenge?
Stonehenge is in the county of Wiltshire on Salisbury Plain. It's just west of Amesbury in England and is visible from the A303 road. The nearest city is Salisbury a few miles to the south. There are many Neolithic earthwork enclosures known as "henges" in Britain. Few have any stones set within them and "Stonehenge" is by far most elaborate and is the only structure known to have employed lintels. Stone Henge is located in the continent of Europe and in the country of...
Asked in History of England, Monarchy, Royal Family, England
Who was the first King or Queen of England?
The first king to rule all of England as king was Athelstan, grandson of Alfred the Great. His forebears were kings of Wessex, to which they attached Kent; it was Athelstan who united Mercia and Northumbria to Wessex to create the united English kingdom. However, there are a few tricky points of terminology: Athelstan's title was "king of the English", not "king of England". Same thing really, but the first to be king of the English land rather than of the English...
Asked in England
Can an American company sue a company in England?
An american company (or individual) can sue any company (or individual) in a different country, including the UK. Before filing the suit, the plaintiff must decide which court system to use and they should also consider the likelihood of the defendant responding to an overseas suit. ...
How do you get from Euston station to Reading station?
The Trainline web-site says - take a tube train from Euston to Paddington, then a first Great Western service to Reading. Journey time Euston to Paddington is 28 minutes and Paddington to Reading is 25 minutes. ...
Asked in History of England, Monarchy, England
How long has it been since there was a king of England?
About 400 years. If you mean King of the United Kingdom, which includes England , Scotland , Wales and Northern Ireland, the present queen's father, King George VI, died in 1952 ...
Asked in Mountains, England, Borders and Boundaries
What mountain range separates Scotland and England?
Southern Uplands -hills rather than mountains Different Answer: The Cheviot Hills naturally divide Scotland from England, with "The Cheviot" a major hill in the UK, being located just a mile or two south of the English/Scottish border. ...
How do you find out the legal requirements affecting your business?
To operate a business legally one needs to meet all the laws for operating a business in your country and local community. In the United States that means the laws of the federal government, state governments of every state in which you do business, and in many locales, even city and/or county laws governing business operation. While this may sound intimidating, there are multiple sources of helpful informationAds by Google Made-in-China.com China Manufacturers Directories Help Global Buyers Sourcing Easily. Made-in-China.com All of the U.S. states have...