Where is Stonehenge? – 2017

Where is Stonehenge?


England




Answer: Stonehenge is a prehistoric massive stone monument located about two miles west of Amesbury, Wiltshire in Southern England. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of a circular setting of large standing stones set within earthworks. The biggest of Stonehenge’s stones, known as sarsens, are up to 30 feet tall and weigh 25 tons on average. Archaeologists believe it was constructed from 3000 BC to 2000 BC. One of the most famous landmarks in the world, Stonehenge is regarded as a British cultural icon.




England, birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles, is a country in the British Isles bordering Scotland and Wales. The capital, London, on the River Thames, is home of Parliament, Big Ben and the 11th-century Tower of London. It’s also a multicultural, modern hub for the arts and business. Other large cities are Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Bristol and the university centres of Oxford and Cambridge.
Capital: London


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