Greater London

Greater London is a ceremonial county of that makes up the majority of the London region. This region forms the administrative boundaries of and is organised into 33 local government districts—the 32 London boroughs and the , which is located within the region but forms a separate ceremonial county.

Notable Places in the Area

The area around , often called the West End, is the entertainment heart of . Photo: Aurelien Guichard, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Tourist attraction
The , officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the , is a historic castle on the north bank of the in . Photo: MatthiasKabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
is a Grade I listed combined bascule and suspension bridge in , built between 1886 and 1894, designed by Horace Jones and engineered by John Wolfe Barry. Photo: Barcex, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Several bridges named have spanned the between the and , in . Photo: Oxyman, CC BY 2.5.

Localities in the Area

Noisy, vibrant and truly multicultural, is a megalopolis of people, ideas and frenetic energy. Photo: Diliff, CC BY 3.0.

The , also known as the City, or the Square Mile, is the area of that originally lay within the ancient city walls. Photo: jikatu, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a district of central , at the heart of the United Kingdom's royal and political life. Photo: Pablo BM, CC BY 2.0.

Greater London

51.5005° or 51° 30' 1.9" north
-0.1094° or 0° 6' 33.8" west
Open Location Code
26 feet (8 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Groter Londen
  • Arabic: Greater London
  • Arabic: لندن الكبرى
  • Aragonese: Gran Londres
  • Armenian: Մեծ Լոնդոն
  • Asturian; Bable: Gran Londres
  • Azerbaijani: Böyük London
  • Bashkir: Ҙур Лондон
  • Basque: Londres Handia
  • Belarusian: Вялікі Лондан
  • Belarusian: Вялікі Лёндан
  • Belarusian: графства Вялікі Лондан
  • Bengali: বৃহত্তর লন্ডন
  • Breton: Londrez Veur
  • Bulgarian: Голям Лондон
  • Catalan: Gran Londres
  • Cebuano: Greater London
  • Chechen: Йоккха Лондон
  • Chinese: Toā Lûn-tun
  • Chinese: 大伦敦
  • Chinese: 大倫敦
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Büyük London
  • Croatian: Veliki London
  • Czech: Velký Londýn
  • Danish: Greater London
  • Dimli: Londra Gırde
  • Dutch: Groot-Londen
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: لندن الكبرى
  • English: Ceremonial County Greater London
  • English: Inner and Outer London
  • Esperanto: Granda Londono
  • Estonian: Suur-London
  • Finnish: Suur-Lontoo
  • French: Grand Londres
  • Frisian: Grut-Londen
  • Gallegan: Gran Londres
  • Georgian: დიდი ლონდონი
  • German: Greater London
  • German: Groß-London
  • German: Großraum London
  • German: Inner and Outer London
  • Greek: Μείζον Λονδίνο
  • Gujarati: ગ્રેટર લંડન
  • Hakka Chinese: Thai Lùn-tûn
  • Hausa: Thai Lùn-tûn
  • Hebrew: לונדון רבתי
  • Hindi: ग्रेटर लंदन
  • Hungarian: Nagy-London
  • Icelandic: Stór-Lundúnasvæðið
  • Indonesian: London Raya
  • Irish: Londain Mhór
  • Irish: Mórcheantar Londan
  • Italian: Grande Londra
  • Japanese: グレーター・ロンドン
  • Japanese: 大ロンドン
  • Kannada: ಗ್ರೇಟರ್ ಲಂಡನ್
  • Korean: 그레이터런던
  • Latin: Londinium Maius
  • Latvian: Lielā Londona
  • Lithuanian: Didysis Londonas
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Greater London
  • Macedonian: Голем Лондон
  • Malay (generic): London Raya
  • Marathi: ग्रेटर लंडन
  • Min Nan Chinese: Toā Lûn-tun
  • Minangkabau: London Rayo
  • Mirandese: Grande Londres
  • Nepali: ग्रेटर लन्डन
  • Northern Frisian: Grat London
  • Norwegian: Stor-London
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Stor-London
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Stor-London
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Gran Londres
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Grand Londres
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Стыр Лондон
  • Persian: لندن بزرگ
  • Polish: Wielki Londyn
  • Portuguese: Grande Londres
  • Quechua: Hatun London
  • Romanian: Londra Mare
  • Russia Buriat: Ехэ Лондон
  • Russian: Большой Лондон
  • Scots: Greater Lunnon
  • Serbian: Велики Лондон
  • Serbian: Шири Лондон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Greater London
  • Sicilian: Granni Lundra
  • Sinhalese: මහා ලන්ඩනය
  • Slovak: Veľký Londýn
  • Slovenian: London
  • Spanish: Gran Londres
  • Swedish: Greater London
  • Swedish: Storlondon
  • Tajik: Лондони Бузург
  • Tamil: இலண்டன் பெருநகர்ப் பகுதி
  • Tatar: Зур Лундын
  • Telugu: గ్రేటర్ లండన్
  • Thai: เกรเทอร์ลอนดอน
  • Turkish: Büyük Londra
  • Ukrainian: Великий Лондон
  • Urdu: لندن عظمیٰ
  • Vietnamese: Đại Luân Đôn
  • Vlaams: Grôot-Londn
  • Volapük: Greater London
  • Waray (Philippines): Greater London
  • Welsh: Llundain Fawr
  • Welsh: Llundain Fwyaf
  • Western Panjabi: وڈا لندن
  • Wu Chinese: 大伦敦
  • Yiddish: גרויסלאנדאן
  • Yue Chinese: 大倫敦
  • Zulu: ILondon Kakhulu
  • Wjelgi Lůndůn
  • Մեծ Լոնտոն
  • මහා ලන්ඩන්

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