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Welcome to Britain

Britain is an island country located between the Atlantic Ocean, English Channel, and North Sea. Once a colonial power, and an industrial powerhouse, today, Britain is a modern country, known for its Royal Family, and landmarks that are famous all around the world. This country profile page was built for you to better understand Britain through scientific studies and data conducted by various prominent institutions around the world. But the cold facts are not everything you'll find here. You'll also find different historical works, and artworks (not only actual art like paintings but also music and films) that will help you (better) understand Britain.

Map of Britain

Basic Stats

Travel Safety Rating: 8/10

Targeted Groups: Africans

General Sanitation Rating: 7/10

Food Safety Rating for Foreigners: 8/10

Tourism Infrastructure Rating: 7/10

Fluency in English Rating: 10/10

Languages Spoken: English

These stats were collected through general studies by prominent institutions that analyzed Britain's tourism sector. They represent Britain as a whole, not certain parts of the country that are either better or worse-off. These studies were then summarized into a given rating.

About British Tourism

Britain is one of the most-visited countries in the world. Its busy cities and quaint historic towns attract millions from all over Europe and the world. Want to learn more about tourism in Britain. These city guide videos will help. Scroll down to learn more about Britain's history and culture.

Cinematic films

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Travel Guides

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History of Britain

Early Britain

Early Britain was filled with many native tribes that lived among themselves peacefully and traded with other tribes all around Northern Europe. However, this all ended when Britain was invaded by the Romans. Although the Romans took control of England, they only controlled small pieces of Wales and Scotland, and were in endless conflict with native tribes there.

Norman Britain and the Middle Ages

Shortly after the Roman Empire collapsed, the British Isles were invaded by the Normans. They built beautiful castles all over Britain and introduced a new style of architecture. They also invaded Ireland.

A dark period followed the end of Norman rule, as the Black Plague killed many, and chaos and political mismanagement led to a period of long instability in Britain.

The Tudors

The rule of the Tudor Royal Family, saw peace between England and Scotland, as well as the establishment of some notable institutions such as Britain's first postal service. The navy flourishes, Protestantism is introduced, and the Church of England is founded.

The British Empire

After the ending of a Civil War, England reermerged from the ashes of conflict. It grew its empire that only comprised of the thirteen colonies (United States) and several Caribbean islands, to 25% of all land on earth, including, most notably, India, much of Southeast Asia, and West Africa. England also unified with both Scotland and Ireland.

The World Wars and Modern Britain

The World Wars were especially devastating to Britain, as its economy and population decreased sharply from the conflicts with the Axis Powers. The United States (once an English colony) became a strong British ally but demanded that Britain let go of all its colonies after the end of World War Two. This led to the establishment of many new democracies.

Today, Britain still plays an important role in the world stage, is home to many prominent companies and instititions especially in sectors like finance, media, and many others. Britain is also a strong advocate for democracy.

Culture

Popular British Songs

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Popular British Movies

Popular British Artworks

"Yale British art museum" London imagination pastel painting London

Popular British Food

Fish and Chips with Mushy Peas British food. British food

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