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Description of london city

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Description of london city

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  2. 2. LONDON CITY London, England London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, and the largest city, urban zone and metropolitan area in United Kingdom, and the European Union by the most measures. Located on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its founding by the Romans, who named it Londinium.
  3. 3. London is a leading global city, with strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fa shion, finance, healthcare, media, profession al services, research and development, tourism and transport all contributing to its prominence. London has been described as a world cultural capital.
  4. 4. The etymology of London is uncertain. It is an ancient name and can be found in sources from the 2nd century. It is recorded as Londinium, which points to Romano-British origin. Richard Coates put forward an explanation in 1998 that it is derived from the pre-Celtic Old European Language, “lowonida”, meaning 'river too wide to ford', and suggested that this was a name given to the part of the River Thames which flows through London.
  5. 5. RIVER THAMES
  6. 6. London has been described as a world cultural capital. It is the world's most-visited city as measured by international arrivals and has the world's largest city airport system measured by passenger traffic. London's 43 universities form the largest concentration of higher education in Europe. In 2012, London became the first city to host the modern Summer Olympic Games three times.
  7. 7. A multicultural city, London has a diverse range of peoples and cultures, and more than 300 languages are spoken within its boundaries. London has four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London, Kew Botanic Garden, the Palace of Westminster, and St Margaret's Church, National Maritime Museum, and the historic settlement of Greenwich Observatory.
  8. 8. Other famous landmarks are Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, and The Shard. London is home to numerous museums, galleries, libraries, sporting events and other cultural institutions, they are the British Museum, National Gallery, British Library and 40 West End theatres. The Railway of London Underground is the oldest underground railway network in the world.
  9. 9. The Tower of London Kew Botanic Garden
  10. 10. The Palace of Westminster St. Margaret’s Church
  11. 11. Greenwich Observatory National Maritime Museum
  12. 12. Buckingham Palace St. Paul’s Cathedral
  13. 13. Piccadilly Circus Tower Bridge
  14. 14. Trafalgar Square The Shard
  15. 15. The British Museum National Gallery
  16. 16. British Library The West End Theatre
  17. 17. London is the seat of the Government of the United Kingdom, which is located around the Palace of Westminster. London's status as the capital of England, and later the United Kingdom, has never been granted or confirmed officially by statute or in written form. London is one of the pre-eminent financial centers of the world and vies with New York City as the most important location for international finance.
  18. 18. 60 Christian No Religion Islam Hindu Jewish Sikhs buddhist Other 50 40 30 20 10 0 Religion Christian Religion 58.2% No religion 15.8% Islam 8.5% Hindu 4.1% Jewish 2.1% Sikhs 1.5% Buddhist 0.8% Other 0.2%
  19. 19. POPULAR SPORT London's most popular sport is football and it has fourteen League football clubs, including six in the Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Fulham, Queens Park Rangers, Tottenham Hotspur, and West Ham United. London also has five rugby union teams in the Aviva Premiership (London Irish, Saracens, Wasps, London Welsh and Harlequins), although only Harlequins and Saracens play in London. Cricket in London is served by two Test cricket grounds Lord's (home of Middlesex C.C.C.) in St John's Wood and the Oval (home of Surrey C.C.C.) in Kennington. Lord's has hosted four finals of the Cricket World Cup.
  20. 20. CLIMATE London has a temperate oceanic climate, similar to much of southern Britain. London has four seasons : Winters are generally chilly to cold with frost usually occurring in the suburbs on average twice a week from November to March. Snow usually occurs about four or five times a year mostly from December to February. Snowfall during March and April is rare but does occur every two or three years. Summers are generally warm and sometimes hot, the heat being boosted by the urban heat island effect making the centre of London at times 5 °C (9 °F) warmer than the suburbs and outskirts. Spring and Autumn are mixed seasons and can be pleasant.
  21. 21. QUESTION 1. Where is the location of London ? 2. What are the role of London in United Kingdom ? 3. Who were founding London ? 4. What is the name of London in first time ? 5. Why are London called as a leading global city ? 6. What are the base that use to approve that London are the world's most-visited and the world's largest city airport system ? 7. How much universities there are ?
  22. 22. 8. When London became the first city to host the modern Summer Olympic Games three times ? 9. Why London called as multicultural city ? 10. What are the World Heritage Sites of London ? 11. What is the meaning of Lowonida ? 12. What the name of river that flows through London ? 13. What the most religion of the resident ? 14. What the most popular sport in London ? 15. How much the season in London ?
  23. 23. DIFFICULT WORD 1. Settlement 2. Commerce 3. Prominence 4. Diverse 6. Landmarks 11. Pre-eminent 7. Numerous 12. Granted 8. Put forward 13. Officially 9. Derive 14. Vie 10. Seat 15. ord
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