Central London

Central London is the innermost part of , in , spanning several boroughs. Over time, a number of definitions have been used to define the scope of Central London for statistics, urban planning and local government.

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.

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

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is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in , built between 1886 and 1894. Photo: Barcex, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Several bridges named have spanned the between the and , in central London. 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.

Central London

51.5239° or 51° 31' 26.1" north
-0.102° or 0° 6' 7.3" west
Open Location Code
72 feet (22 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Armenian: Կենտրոնական Լոնդոն
  • Basque: Central London
  • Basque: Londres erdigunea
  • Basque: Londresko erdigunea
  • Bengali: কেন্দ্রীয় লন্ডন
  • Catalan: Central London
  • Catalan: Centre Londres
  • Chinese: 中伦敦
  • Chinese: 中倫敦
  • Chinese: 倫敦中心區
  • Danish: centrale London
  • Dutch: Centraal Londen
  • Finnish: Keski-Lontoo
  • French: Central London
  • German: Central London
  • Hebrew: לונדון מרכז
  • Hebrew: מרכז לונדון
  • Icelandic: Mið-London
  • Indonesian: Central London
  • Italian: Central London
  • Japanese: セントラル・ロンドン
  • Japanese: ロンドン
  • Japanese: ロンドン中央部
  • Korean: 센트럴런던
  • Macedonian: централен Лондон
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Central London
  • Persian: لندن مرکزی
  • Portuguese: Centro de Londres
  • Spanish: Centro de Londres
  • Urdu: مرکزی لندن
  • Vietnamese: Trung tâm London
  • Vietnamese: Trung tâm Luân Đôn
  • Welsh: canol Llundain
  • Western Panjabi: مرکزی لندن
  • Yiddish: צענטראל לאנדאן
  • Yue Chinese: 中倫敦

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