City of London

The City of London, also known as the City, or the Square Mile, is the area of that originally lay within the ancient city walls. This independent part of Central London is known for its history and heritage, so is a must for anyone wishing to explore and understand London.
Photo: Tristan Surtel, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
Several bridges named have spanned the between the City of London and , in . Photo: Oxyman, CC BY 2.5.

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

Tourist attraction
, informally known as The Gherkin, is a commercial skyscraper in 's primary financial district, the City of London. Photo: Aurelien Guichard, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a modern art gallery located in London. Photo: Christine Matthews, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

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

Holborn is a district in , which covers the south-eastern part of the and a part, of the Ward of Farringdon Without in the City of London. Photo: Matthew Black, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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

City of London

51.5156° or 51° 30' 56.2" north
-0.092° or 0° 5' 31.2" west
89 feet (27 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 27365030
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: City of London
  • Arabic: Syudad han London
  • Arabic: مدينة لندن
  • Aragonese: Ciudat de Londres
  • Armenian: Լոնդոնյան Սիթի
  • Basque: City of London
  • Belarusian: Лёнданскі Сіці
  • Belarusian: Сіці (Лёндан)
  • Belarusian: Сіці
  • Bengali: লন্ডন শহর ও কাউন্টি
  • Bengali: শহর অব লন্ডন
  • Bengali: সিটি অব লন্ডন
  • Breton: Kêr Londrez
  • Bulgarian: Сити
  • Catalan: La City
  • Cebuano: City of London
  • Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Londres
  • Chinese: Lûn-tun Chhī
  • Chinese: 伦敦城
  • Chinese: 伦敦市
  • Chinese: 倫敦市
  • Chinese: 倫敦金融城
  • Czech: City
  • Czech: City of London
  • Czech: Londýnská City
  • Danish: City of London
  • Dutch: City of London
  • Egyptian Arabic: مدينه لندن
  • English: City and County of the City of London
  • English: City of London (unparished area)
  • English: Square Mile
  • English: square mile
  • English: the City
  • English: the square mile
  • Esperanto: City
  • Esperanto: Civito de Londono
  • Estonian: City of London
  • Finnish: Lontoon City
  • French: City de Londres
  • French: City of London
  • French: Cité de Londres
  • French: La City
  • French: cité de Londres
  • Galician: Cidade de Londres
  • Georgian: ლონდონის სიტი
  • German: City of London
  • German: London
  • German: London City
  • Greek: Σίτι του Λονδίνου
  • Gujarati: લંડનનું શહેર
  • Hebrew: הסיטי של לונדון
  • Hindi: सिटी ऑफ़ लंदन
  • Hungarian: City of London
  • Icelandic: Lundúnaborg
  • Indonesian: City of London
  • Indonesian: Kota London
  • Irish: Cathair Londan
  • Italian: Città di Londra
  • Italian: City di Londra
  • Italian: City of London
  • Italian: La City
  • Italian: Londra
  • Japanese: シティ・オブ・ロンドン
  • Kannada: ಸಿಟಿ ಆಫ್ ಲಂಡನ್
  • Kazakh: Сити
  • Korean: 시티오브런던
  • Latin: Civitas Londinium
  • Latin: Urbs Londiniensis
  • Latvian: Londonas Sitija
  • Lithuanian: Londono Sitis
  • Macedonian: Сити
  • Malay: Bandaraya London
  • Malay: Bandar raya London
  • Marathi: लंडनचे शहर
  • Marathi: सिटी ऑफ लंडन
  • Min Nan Chinese: Lûn-tun Chhī
  • Mirandese: Cidade de Londres
  • Norwegian: City of London
  • Norwegian Bokmål: City of London
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: City of London
  • Occitan (post 1500): Ciutat de Londres
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Lundenceaster
  • Ossetian: Сити
  • Persian: سیتی لندن
  • Polish: City of London
  • Portuguese: A Milha Quadrada
  • Portuguese: Cidade de Londres
  • Portuguese: City of London
  • Portuguese: The City
  • Romanian: City of London
  • Russian: Лондонский Сити
  • Russian: Сити (Лондон)
  • Russian: Сити
  • Scots: Ceety o Lunnon
  • Serbian: Сити
  • Serbo-Croatian: City of London
  • Sinhala: ලන්ඩන් නගරය
  • Slovak: City of London
  • Slovenian: City of London
  • South Azerbaijani: سیتی لندن
  • Spanish: City de Londres
  • Spanish: Londres
  • Swedish: City of London
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Londres
  • Tajik: Ноҳияи Лондон Сити
  • Tajik: Ситии Лондон
  • Tamil: லண்டன் நகரம்
  • Telugu: లండన్ నగరం
  • Thai: นครลอนดอน
  • Turkish: Londra Şehri
  • Ukrainian: Лондонське Сіті
  • Ukrainian: Лондонське сіті
  • Urdu: لندن
  • Urdu: لندن شہر
  • Vietnamese: Thành phố Luân Đôn
  • Vlaams: City of London
  • Waray (Philippines): London
  • Welsh: Dinas Llundain
  • Western Panjabi: لندن شہر
  • Wu Chinese: 伦敦城
  • Yiddish: סיטי פון לאנדאן
  • Yue Chinese: 倫敦市
  • Zulu: Idolobha weLondon

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