Greenwich

Greenwich is a famous maritime district of south east - 5.5 miles from central London. An area of great historical importance, the town centre contains Maritime Greenwich - one of London's four UNESCO World Heritage sites - known for its naval history, connections with the Royal Family and as the location from which the Prime Meridian is derived.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is a large house at in , England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Photo: Tom Parnell, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Theatre
is a community theatre in in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, England. Photo: PeterEltham, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
is in the area of , South East London, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Photo: Sunil060902, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
Photo: Naxxfish, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Town
is a district of , England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Photo: Kleon3, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Suburb
is an estate located in the district of the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Suburb
is a place to the north of in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in southeast London, England, with no present formal boundaries and located 13.5 km east-southeast of .

Greenwich

Latitude
51.45° or 51° 27' north
Longitude
0.05° or 0° 3' east
Open Location Code
9F32C3X2+X2
Population
280,000
Abbreviation
GRE
Elevation
194 feet (59 metres)
Geo­Names ID
3333147

Also Known As

  • Arabic: غرينيتش
  • Armenian: Գրինվիչ
  • Azerbaijani: Qrinviç Kral borosu
  • Azerbaijani: Qrinviç borosu
  • Basque: Greenwich
  • Belarusian: Грынвіч
  • Belarusian: Грынўіч
  • Catalan: Greenwich
  • Cebuano: Greenwich (distrito)
  • Cebuano: Greenwich
  • Chechen: Гринвич
  • Chinese: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Chinese: 格林威治
  • Chinese: 格林威治倫敦自治市
  • Chinese: 格林威治区
  • Chinese: 格林威治區
  • Chinese: 格林威治皇家自治市
  • Chinese: 格林尼治區
  • Czech: Greenwich
  • Danish: Greenwich
  • Dutch: Greenwich
  • Dutch: London Borough of Greenwich
  • Dutch: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • English: Greenwich (unparished area)
  • English: London Borough of Greenwich
  • English: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Estonian: Greenwichi linnaosa
  • Finnish: Greenwich
  • Finnish: Greenwichin kaupunkipiiri
  • Finnish: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • French: Borough londonien de Greenwich
  • French: Borough royal de Greenwich
  • French: Greenwich
  • French: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • French: borough royal de Greenwich
  • German: Abbey Wood
  • German: GB-GRE
  • German: Greenwich
  • German: London Borough of Greenwich
  • German: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • German: Shooter's Hill
  • Hebrew: גריניץ'
  • Hebrew: הרובע המלכותי של גריניץ'
  • Hebrew: רובע גריניץ'
  • Hungarian: Greenwich kerület
  • Hungarian: London Borough of Greenwich
  • Icelandic: Greenwich
  • Indonesian: Greenwich
  • Italian: Greenwich
  • Italian: borgo reale di Greenwich
  • Japanese: グリニッジ
  • Japanese: グリニッジ・ロンドン特別区
  • Japanese: グリニッジ区
  • Japanese: グリニッジ王室特別区
  • Korean: 그리니치 왕립구
  • Latin: Grenovicum
  • Macedonian: Гринич
  • Marathi: ग्रीनविच
  • Marathi: ग्रीनवीच
  • Marathi: ग्रीनिच
  • Min Nan Chinese: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Nepali: ग्रेनिच
  • Norwegian: Greenwich
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Greenwich
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: London Borough of Greenwich
  • Persian: منطقه سلطنتی گرینویچ
  • Polish: Greenwich
  • Polish: London Borough of Greenwich
  • Polish: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Portuguese: Borough de Greenwich
  • Portuguese: Greenwich
  • Portuguese: London Borough of Greenwich
  • Romanian: Burgul londonez Greenwich
  • Romanian: Greenwich
  • Russian: Гринвич
  • Sardinian: Greenwich
  • Scots: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Serbian: Лондонска општина Гринич
  • Serbo-Croatian: Greenwich
  • Slovak: Greenwich
  • Slovenian: Greenwich
  • South Azerbaijani: سلطنتی قرینویچ منطقه‌سی
  • Spanish: Municipio de Greenwich
  • Swedish: Greenwich
  • Swedish: London Borough of Greenwich
  • Swedish: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Tajik: Ноҳияи шоҳонаи Гринвич
  • Turkish: Greenwich
  • Ukrainian: Гринвіч
  • Urdu: شاہی بورو گرینچ
  • Urdu: گرینچ کا شاہی بورو
  • Uzbek: Greenwich qirollik tumani
  • Uzbek: Grinvich
  • Vietnamese: Khu Greenwich của Luân Đôn
  • Welsh: Bwrdeistref Frenhinol Greenwich
  • Welsh: Greenwich
  • Western Frisian: Greenwich
  • Western Panjabi: گرینوچ
  • Yiddish: לאנדאנער בארא פון גריניטש
  • Yue Chinese: 格林尼治區
  • Municipio reale di Greenwich
  • קעניגלעכע בארא פון גריניטש

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