United kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.United kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. London is the capital of England and the UK.
Cross of St. GeorgeENGLAND THE UK FLAG It´s a mix of three flags. Cross of St. Andrews. SCOTLAND Cross of St. Patrick. IRELAND WALES IS NOT REPRESENTED HERE.
London is the capital city of the The UKs currency is the poundUK. sterling (£ / GBP). Despite being aIt´s in the south-east of England, member of the European Union theon the river Thames. UK has not adopted the euro.It´s smaller than NY but biggerthan many European cities. Notes are £5, £10, £20 and £50. Coins are in 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p,More than seven million people £1 and £2.live in London and millions oftourists visit the city every year.
* Buckingham Palace* Big Ben* Kensington Palace* The Tower of London* St. Paul´s Cathedral* The National Gallery
Buckingham Palace is the London official monarchyresidence.It has 775 rooms. The Queen only lives in twelve of them.Monarchy
BIG BEN VIDEOIt´s the name for the bellin the clock tower.The clock has got four faces,so you can see the time from all directions.The tower is 96 meters tall.
It´s a working Royal residence in Kensington gardens.
It was a prison.
It was designed by the architectSir Christopher Wren andit was built between 1675 and 1710.
There are lots of places to visit in London.*London Zoo*Oxford Street*Trafalgar Square*Piccadilly Circus*British Museum*National Gallery*Tower Bridge*Covent Garden*Natural History Museum*London Eye*Science Museum
London zoo has gotmore than 12.000animals.It´s in Regent´sPark.
Oxford Street is the busiest shopping street in Europe. Itsmore than two kilometers long and it has got more than 300shops. You can buy clothes,shoes,CDs,DVDs,computergames,books,earrings,postcards and souvenirs .More information.
Nelson´s column is in Trafalgar Square. Its a meetingplace. There are lots of pigeons.
There are restaurants, bars and theatres.
Britishmuseum.orgYou can find more than seven million objects.
There are paintings from the 13th to the 19th centuries.You can find Van Gough,Botticelli,Renoir,... paintings.It´s in Trafalgar Square.National Gallery
It´s the most famous bridge in London.
Covent garden is a cultural andentertainment place. Its also ashopping center.Covent Garden
NHMThe NaturalHistory Museumis world famous foritsdinosaur skeletons.
The most famous transport in London is the underground.It has got twelve different lines. Here you can see the map.