Noisy, vibrant and truly multicultural, London is a megalopolis of people, ideas and frenetic energy. The capital and largest city of , and of the wider , it is also the largest city in Western and the European Union.

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is a district of central .

The , also known as the City, or the Square Mile, is the area of that originally lay within the ancient city walls.

is a famous maritime district of south east - 5.5 miles from central London.

is the main airport for , the largest airport in the , and the second busiest in the world in terms of international passenger traffic.


is a district of central . It is also one of the most populous districts of London.

is generally defined as any part of Greater that is south of the river Thames.

The is on a sharp 90° bend of the Thames in central and one the city's cultural centres.

The is a district of inner , stretching out from the edge of to the River Lea.

is a district of north inner . The key sights are a wealth of under-stated historical attractions, and the magnificent open spaces of Heath.

is a borough of inner south-west . Within the London Borough of are the official residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury at Palace, St.

are two boroughs of inner south east .

is a district in central .

This article is about three neighbourhoods of central : , St Pancras and Fitzrovia.

is 's second-busiest airport by passenger numbers, and serves the south-east of the .

is an inner northern district of . Its heart lies in Town, a neighbourhood known for its market and the colourful nightlife.

is a district of central , part of the West End, famous for jazz, its gay village, sex shops and alternative lifestyles.

Mayfair and Marylebone are districts of central .

The area around , often called the West End, is the entertainment heart of .

is a district of central . This is one of the main shopping and entertainment districts of the English capital and is hugely popular with visitors, who swarm to its shops, bars and restaurants, especially at weekends.

refers to the outer western suburbs of Greater , a diverse area that ranges from…

is the outer northern district of .

is a district in south-west . This is perhaps the area of outer London with the most to offer visitors.

Hammersmith & Fulham is a borough in west , and boasts 3 Premiership football teams within its boundaries.

is a district of north covering much of the London Borough of .

is a district of southwest . consists largely of modest housing built…

is a district in west .

is a district of northwest central , around the vast Paddington Station of Paddington Bear fame.

is 's third airport. It's to the north-east of London, half way to Cambridge, so about 30 miles or 50 km from each city.

is a district in south-west . is a well-known and affluent suburb in the southwest of , and is part of the London Borough of Merton.

is a district of . staged some of the events during the 2012 London Summer…

is an outer district of , .

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Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the , London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.

Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB was a British flag officer in the Royal Navy.

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the striking clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower.

George III was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820.

Localities in the Area

Islington is a district in Greater London, England, and part of the London Borough of Islington.

Camden Town, often shortened to Camden, is a district of northwest , England, 2.5 miles north of Charing Cross.

Lambeth is a district in , England, in the .

Covent Garden is a district in London, on the eastern fringes of the West End, between St Martin's Lane and Drury Lane.

Mayfair is an affluent area in the West End of London towards the eastern edge of , in the , between , Regent Street, Piccadilly and Park Lane.


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