Presentation on theme: "UNITED KINGDOM. London is the capital city of the United Kingdom. Greater London covered an area of 1,579 square kilometres, an area which had a population."— Presentation transcript:
London is the capital city of the United Kingdom. Greater London covered an area of 1,579 square kilometres, an area which had a population of 7,172,036 in 2001 and a population density of 4,542 people per square kilometre. A larger area, referred to as the London Metropolitan Region or the London Metropolitan Agglomeration covered an area of 8,382 square kilometres (3,236 sq mi) had a population of 12,653,500 and a population density of 1,510 people per square kilometre. LondonUnited Kingdom Greater London
Living in London is the dream of many an expat. The city’s flair and its multicultural society attract millions of visitors every year. On InterNations, you’ll learn more about living in London, about getting around the city and about London’s exciting nightlife and ample leisure opportunities. London's cultural and recreational offerings are vast and impossible to list comprehensively. This page can only give you a brief overview. For a detailed guide to what's going on in London on a weekly basis, we recommend you check the daily newspapers or Time Out Magazine.Time Out Magazine
First incorporated as the London Institute in 1989, University of the Arts London was formally inaugurated in May 2004. The six Colleges that make up the University – Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Art – have origins dating back to the mid 19th century. Wimbledon School of Art merged with the University in 2006. Fourteen current Royal Academicians have studied and/or taught at UAL. Elight alumni and staff included in the 2013 Power List of Britain's most influential black people.
London has the largest student population of any British city, although not the highest per capita. Universities in London may be divided into two groups: The majority of primary and secondary schools in London are state schools and are controlled by the London boroughs, although there are also a number of private schools in London, including old and famous schools such as the City of London School, Harrow, St Paul's School, University College School, Highgate School and Westminster School.London boroughsCity of London SchoolHarrowSt Paul's SchoolUniversity College SchoolHighgate SchoolWestminster School
London has hosted the Summer Olympics three times: in 1908, 1948, and 2012.  London was chosen in July 2005 to host the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, making it the first city to host the modern Games three times.  London was also the host of the British Empire Games in 1934. London will host the 2017 World Championships in Athletics. Summer Olympics190819482012 Paralympics British Empire Games19342017 World Championships in Athletics  London's most popular sport is football and it has fourteen League football clubs, including six in the Premier League:Arsenal, Chelsea, Fulham, Crystal Palace, Tottenham Hotspur, and West Ham United.  In May 2012, Chelsea became the first London club to win the UEFA Champions League.footballLeaguePremier LeagueArsenalChelseaFulhamCrystal PalaceTottenham HotspurWest Ham United UEFA Champions League