English Google : webhp hl en
English Google is the Google search home page for database searches in English. Google.com defaults to the English language search home page, if your local language is English. If your local language is not English then you will need to use the Google webhp URL extension to access the English language version.
American English is the original language of the internet. Generic English is currently the most requested language on search engines, such as Google. English is also considered to be the most spoken language, either as a first, second or third language, regarding the countries in which it is spoken.
English is the main language for worldwide business and finance. It is an official language of the European Union. In terms of native language speakers it is the third most spoken language.
Google webhp hl for English
As you can see from the picture above, English Google can be obtained by using the Google webhp URL extension:
The webhp “hl” extension defines the language for the Google web page, in this case 'en' for English.
Product Access from English Google
There are several Google products accessible directly from the English Google home page:
Web - this is where you will find the actual URL for the page you are viewing.
Images - search for images from the Google database
Videos - YouTube videos
Maps - access to Google Maps
News - access to Google News
Mail - where you access your Gmail email account.
Advertising Programs - access Google Adwords to attract new customers and Google AdSense to earn revenue from your website
Business solutions - for Adwords, AdSense, Enterprise search, Google Places, Analytics, Google Apps, Product search, Checkout, Postini, Webmaster Central, DoubleClick, Google Geospatial, Website Optimizer, Site search, and Google friend connect.
The 'cogwheel' icon, at the top right of the screen, gives access to:
search settings - to apply global preferences, for language and default settings, to your Google search.
advanced search - enter criteria to limit the search results returned from your query.
language tools - for text translation, web page translation, Google language search pages, Google local domain search pages, and translated search, where Google will use your search criteria (in your language) to find results in other languages, and translate those results to your language.
iGoogle – to access your iGoogle page, if you have one.
web history - to view and manage your web activity, retrieve the most relevant search results and follow trends in your search activity.
If you are a member of the Google+ community, you will also find functions appropriate for that product.
As for all versions of the English Google search home page, the main central portion is where your search terms are entered and the “Google search” and “I'm feeling lucky” buttons are located.
English is a western germanic language within the Indo-European family of languages. English, as known today, evolved from Anglo-Saxon which was first recorded 1,300 years ago. In the present day Germanic languages are used extensively, worldwide, as a first language. This is due to colonisation from the 16th century onwards.
Anglo-Saxon was influenced by Latin (from the Christian Church), Norse (from Viking colonizations), and Norman French (from the Norman conquest) to give Middle English. The 15th Century brought about Modern English with the great vowel shift. Modern English has a very large vocabulary due to its origins and the assimilation of borrowed words from foreign languages where Britain had an influence with the British Empire.
In addition, English has been influenced by the colonies (Australia, India etc.) and former colonies (United States), to give an even wider vocabulary.
There are a number of versions of English, worldwide, for example:
New Zealand English
and many pidgin English versions, one of which may eventually generate a global language.
Local Google Search Home Pages That Have an English Language Option.
The following countries have an English language version of the Google home page:
American Samoa (www.google.as): English
Anguilla (www.google.com.ai): English
Antigua and Barbuda (www.google.com.ao): English
Australia (www.google.com.au): English
Bahrain (www.google.com.bh): English, Arabic
Bangladesh (www.google.com.bd): English, Bengali
Belgium (www.google.be): English, Dutch, French, German
Belize (www.google.com.bz): English, Latin American Spanish, Spanish
Botswana (www.google.co.bw): English, Tswana
British Virgin Islands (www.google.vg): English
Brunei (www.google.com.bn): English, Malay, Chinese (Simplified)
Cameroon (www.google.cm): English, French
Canada (www.google.ca): English
Cook Islands (www.google.co.ck): English
Dominica (www.google.dm): English
Egypt (www.google.com.eg): English, Arabic
Ethiopia (www.google.com.et): English, Amharic, Tigrinya, Somali, Oromo
Ghana (www.google.com.gh): English, Hausa, Akan, Ewe, Ga
Gibraltar (www.google.com.gi): English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Greenland (www.google.gl): English, Danish
Guernsey (www.google.gg): English, French
Guyana (www.google.gy): English
Haiti (www.google.ht): English, French, Haitian Creole
Hong Kong (www.google.com.hk): English, Chinese (traditional), Chinese (Simplified)
India (www.google.co.in): English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi
Indonesia (www.google.co.id): English, Indonesian, Javanese
Ireland (www.google.ie): English, Irish
Isle of Man (www.google.im): English
Israel (www.google.co.il): English, Arabic, Hebrew
Jamaica (www.google.com.jm): English
Jersey (www.google.je): English, French
Jordan (www.google.jo): English, Arabic
Kenya (www.google.co.ke): English, Swahili
Kuwait (www.google.com.kw): English, Arabic
Laos (www.google.la): English, Laotian
Lebanon (www.google.com.lb): English, Arabic, French, Armenian
Lesotho (www.google.co.ls): English, Sotho
Libya (www.google.com.ly): English, Arabic, Italian
Malawi (www.google.mw): English, Chichewa, Chitumbuka
Malaysia (www.google.com.my): English, Malay
Maldives (www.google.mv): English
Malta (www.google.com.mt): English, Maltese
Mauritius (www.google.mu): English, French, Mauritian Creole
Micronesia (www.google.fm): English
Montserrat (www.google.ms): English
Namibia (www.google.com.na): English, Afrikaans, German
Nauru (www.google.nr): English
Nepal (www.google.com.np): English, Nepalese
New Zealand (www.google.co.nz): English, Maori
Nicaragua (www.google.com.ni): English, Latin American Spanish, Spanish
Nigeria (www.google.com.ng): English, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba
Niue (www.google.nu): English
Norfolk Island (www.google.com.nf): English
Oman (www.google.com.om): English, Arabic
Pakistan (www.google.com.pk): English, Urdu
Panama (www.google.com.pa): English, Latin American Spanish, Spanish
Philippines (www.google.com.ph): English, Filipino
Pitcairn Islands (www.google.pn): English
Puerto Rico (www.google.com.pr): English, Latin American Spanish, Spanish
Qatar (www.google.com.qa): English, Arabic
Rwanda (www.google.rw): English, French, Swahili, Kinyarwanda
Saint Helena (www.google.sh): English
Samoa (www.google.ws): English
Seychelles (www.google.sc): English, Seychelles Creole, French
Sierra Leone (www.google.com.sl): English
Singapore (www.google.com.sg): English, Chinese (Simplified), Malay
South Africa (www.google.co.za): English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Zulu, Xhosa, Tswana, Sotho
Sri Lanka (www.google.lk): English, Sinhalese, Tamil
Switzerland (www.google.ch): English, German, French, Italian, Romansch
Tanzania (www.google.co.tz): English, Swahili
Thailand (www.google.co.th): English, Thai
The Bahamas (www.google.bs): English
The Gambia (www.google.gm): English, Wolof
Tokelau (www.google.tk): English
Tonga (www.google.to): English, Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago (www.google.tt): English, Hindi, French, Latin American Spanish, Spanish
Uganda (www.google.co.ug): English, Luganda, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Luo, Runyakitara
United Arab Emirates (www.google.ae): English, Persian, Arabic, Hindi, Urdu
United Kingdom (www.google.co.uk): English
US Virgin Islands (www.google.co.vi): English
Vanuatu (www.google.vu): English, French
Vietnam (www.google.com.vn): English, Vietnamese, French, Chinese (Traditional)
Zambia (www.google.co.zm): English, Chinyanja, Bemba, Chitumbuka
Zimbabwe (www.google.co.zw): English, Shona, Ndebele, Chichewa, Tswana
The English Google version of the country domain can be obtained by inserting the Google country domain (in brackets above) in place of [www.google.com] in the following URL:
for Google Australia in English, for example.
See also: Google languages and Google English by Humagaia.
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