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 .
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is a district of central London. Photo: Peter Suranyi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

is the main airport for London, the largest airport in the , and the second busiest in the world in terms of international passenger traffic. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a district of central London. It is also one of the most populous districts of London. Photo: Pablo BM, CC BY 2.0.

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, 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.

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is the nickname for the Great Bell of the striking clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower. Photo: DS Pugh, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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The , or the Millennium Wheel, is a cantilevered observation wheel on the of the River Thames in London. Photo: Swgreed, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is an Anglican cathedral in London, , which, as the cathedral of the Bishop of London, serves as the mother church of the Diocese of London. is situated 1¼ miles east of London. Photo: Mark Fosh, CC BY 2.0.


is a famous maritime district of south east London - 5.5 miles from central London. Photo: Sebjarod, Public domain.

is London's second-busiest airport by passenger numbers, and serves the south-east of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is on a sharp 90° bend of the Thames in central London and one the city's cultural centres. Photo: Bloodholds, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is generally defined as any part of Greater London that is south of the river Thames. Photo: Wjh31, Public domain.

The is a district of inner London, stretching out from the edge of to the River Lea. Photo: Mark Towning, CC BY 2.0.

is a district of north inner London. The key sights are a wealth of under-stated historical attractions, and the magnificent open spaces of Heath. Photo: Khamtran, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hammersmith & Fulham is a borough in west London, and boasts 3 Premiership football teams within its boundaries. Photo: Chmee2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The London Borough of is a London borough in Inner London. Photo: Laurencefwhite, CC BY 2.5.

is a district in London, on the eastern fringes of the West End, between St Martin's Lane and Drury Lane. Photo: Garry Knight, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is London's third airport. It's to the north-east of London, half way to , so about 30 miles or 50 km from each city. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Notting Hill is an affluent district of West London, England, in the . Photo: Garry Knight, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a borough of inner south-west London. Within the London Borough of are the official residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury at Palace, St. Photo: brodiepunk, CC BY 2.0.

is a district and town of southwest London, England, 7.1 miles southwest of the centre… Photo: Jonotennis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Mayfair and Marylebone are districts of central London. Photo: Aniacra, CC BY-SA 4.0.

This article is about three neighbourhoods of central London: , St Pancras and Fitzrovia. Photo: Diliff, CC BY 2.5.

is a district of central London, part of the West End, famous for jazz, its gay village, sex shops and alternative lifestyles. Photo: garryknight, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Holborn is a district in the London boroughs of Camden and and a locality in the ward of Farringdon Without in the . Photo: Matthew Black, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a district of northwest central London, around the vast Paddington Station of Paddington Bear fame. Photo: Natesh Ramasamy, CC BY 2.0.

refers to the outer western suburbs of Greater London, a diverse area that ranges from… Photo: brett jordan, CC BY 2.0.

are two boroughs of inner south east London. Photo: Loz Pycock, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a district in south-west London. Photo: Diliff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an inner northern district of London. Its heart lies in Town, a neighbourhood known for its market and the colourful nightlife. Photo: Colin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

is an informally and inexactly defined part of London, , which covers some of the area of the capital lying north of the River Thames. Photo: Villy Fink Isaksen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district in Greater London, England, and part of the London Borough of . Photo: DAVID HOLT, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an outer district of London, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town is a district of south London, within the London Borough of 4.6 miles southwest of Charing Cross. Photo: PAUL FARMER, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a popularly and informally defined part of London, capital of the . Photo: Roel Hemkes, CC BY 2.0.

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is an affluent district in the in the West End of central London. is situated 3 miles west of London. Photo: Yaanch, Public domain.

is a district in , England, in the , historically in the County of . Photo: brodiepunk, CC BY 2.0.

is a district of London, England, within the London Borough of Southwark. is situated 3½ miles southeast of London. Photo: David Kemp, CC BY-SA 2.0.


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