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Weather: 0°C, TILL 20°C Area: 1,570 km² Population : 8,174,100 (2011) London is the city that is part of the United Kingdom Currency : GB
The City of London is the largest city based on population and is the capital of the United Kingdom as well as England. London is also one of the largest urban areas in the entire European Union. London's history goes back to Roman times when it was called Londinium.United KingdomEuropean Union
Like many European cities, London was highly impacted by World War II - especially after the Blitz and other German bombings killed over 30,000 London residents and destroyed a large part of the city. The 1948 Summer Olympics were then held at Wembley Stadium as the rest of the city rebuilt. World War IIthe Blitz1948 Summer Olympics
The Culture of London concerns the arts, music, museums, festivals and other entertainment London is widely believed to be the culture capital of the world. London is also home to notable cultural attractions such as the British Museum, the Tate Galleries, the National Gallery, the Notting Hill Carnival and The O2. Culture
A variety of landmarks and objects are cultural icons associated with London, such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the tube map. Many other British cultural icons are strongly associated with London in the minds of visiting tourists, including the red telephone box, the route master bus, the black taxi and the Union Flag.
London has a diverse range of peoples and cultures, and more than 300 languages are spoken within its boundaries.
London contains four world heritage sites: Tower of London
Buckingham Palace The official Lodon residense and principal workplace of the British monarch. THE Buckingham palace was opened in 1703
London Eye The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel situated on the banks of the River Thames. The entire structure is 135 meters tall.
St Margaret’s church St Margarets has witnessed many important events in the life of this country.
Tower Bridge (built 1886–1894) over the River Thames. It is close to the Tower of London, from which it takes its name. [ It has become an iconic symbol of London.River ThamesTower of Londoniconic symbol The bridge consists of two towers tied together at the upper level by means of two horizontal walkways
The London Underground is the oldest underground railway network in the world.London Underground
The British Museum is a museum in London dedicated to human history and culturemuseumLondon
Wembley Stadium (often referred to simply as Wembley, is a football stadium located in Wembley Park, It opened in 2007 and was built on the site of the previous 1923 Wembley Stadium. The earlier Wembley stadium, originally called the Empire Stadium, footballstadiumWembley Park1923 Wembley Stadium It is the 90,000-capacity venue (105,000 combined seating and standing)
The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in London, United Kingdom, is a sporting complex built for the 2012 Summer OlympicsLondon United Kingdom 2012 Summer Olympics
Twickenham Stadium is a stadium located in Twickenham, in the London. It is the largest stadium in the world, it is the second largest stadium in the UK after Wembley Stadium and the fifth largest stadium in Europe. The stadium is the home of the Rugby Football Union (RFU), The stadium is considered an icon of English rugby.stadiumTwickenhamWembley Stadiumfifth largest stadium in EuropeRugby Football Union
Although the ground is usually only occupied by rugby union, it has in the past hosted a number of other events, such as concerts by, Bon Jovi, Genesis, U2, The Rolling Stones, R.E.M., Lady Gaga, and Rihanna 's Diamonds World Tour.Bon JoviGenesisU2 The Rolling StonesR.E.M.Lady GagaRihannaDiamonds World Tour
University College London (UCL) is located in London, United Kingdom, and the oldest and largest constituent college of London. Founded in 1826, UCL was the first university to be established on an entirely secular basis, to admit students regardless of their religion and to admit women on equal terms with men.London United Kingdomconstituent college admit women on equal terms with men