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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
London is a leading global city, with strengths
arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fa
shion, finance, healthcare, media, profession
development, tourism and transport all
contributing to its prominence. London has
been described as a world cultural capital.
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
Richard Coates put forward an explanation in 1998 that it is
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.
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
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.
Other famous landmarks are Buckingham Palace, the London
Eye, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower
Bridge, Trafalgar Square, and The Shard.
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
The Tower of London
Kew Botanic Garden
The Palace of
St. Margaret’s Church
St. Paul’s Cathedral
The British Museum
The West End Theatre
London is the seat of the Government of the United
Kingdom, which is located around the Palace of
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.
No religion 15.8%
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.
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.
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 ?
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
13. What the most religion of the resident ?
14. What the most popular sport in London ?
15. How much the season in London ?
8. Put forward