London Information

Tower Bridge in LondonRead the information about the reasons why London is one of the world’s major cities.

The City of London, founded by the Romans under the name of Londinium in AD 43, is located by the banks of the River Thames, southwest of the island of Great Britain.

London is the political and economic capital of both England and the United Kingdom and is one of the major world capitals.

London has a total of 33 districts, most notably City of London (also known as Mile Square or the City) which is the main banking and business center of Europe.

The city has a total area of 1,579 square kilometers, inhabited by more than 8 million people, making it one of the most populated capitals of Europe, along with Madrid, Paris, Istanbul and Moscow.

London is one of the busiest and most visited cities in the world, with an influx of tourists from more than 30 million people annually.

Street in LondonTo London arrive thousands of tourists every day, attracted by the great value of culture, tourism, economic and architectural aspects.

The combination of ancient and modern is a characteristic that perfectly describes London.

In London there are spoken more than 300 languages, because of the large population from different parts of the world, who have made ​​London their permanent residence.

This feature makes this city even more interesting, giving us the opportunity to meet people from other cultures.

The main tourist attractions are the Tower of London, the London Eye, Trafalgar Square, the Westminster Abbey, Parliament Square, Tower Bridge, Hyde Park, Regent’s Park, The Monument, Buckingham Palace, the St Paul’s Cathedral, Piccadilly Circus and Windsor Castle, plus a big list of museums, art galleries and theaters.

It is impossible to visit London in a just a few days but this online London guide will help you preparing your trip. This guide will suggest you the best attractions and places to go while visiting London.

Map of London in England
Additional information London
Area: 1579 km²
Density: 4,700 inhabitants / km²
Total population: +- 8,000,000 inhabitants
Time Zone: GMT
Coordinates: 51 ° 30 ‘N 0 ° 8’ E
Altitude: 20 meters from sea level