One of the largest kingdoms on earth, England is headquarters of the United Kingdom and has an estimated population of 53 million. England was first visited by humans 780,000 years ago. Although Queen Elizabeth II is technically the chief royal, England is ruled by a parliamentary government as well. England is one of the top economies of the world, and its exports include manufacturing and technology. Famous people from England include Simon Cowell, One Direction, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and the British Royal Family. England dominates international sports news with soccer/football, Wimbledon, and horse racing. Famous businesses from England include Sotheby’s, Virgin, and HSBC.