London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city stands on the River Thames in the south-east of England, at the head of its 50-mile (80 km) estuary leading to the North Sea. London has been a major settlement for two millennia. Londinium was founded by the Romans.
London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom, and is the largest urban area in Greater London. The River Thames travels through the city. London is the biggest city in western Europe, and the world's largest financial centre. London is about 2,000 years old. London was founded by the Romans.
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London is a 2005 American romantic drama film written and directed by Hunter Richards. It stars Chris Evans , Jason Statham , Jessica Biel , Joy Bryant , Kelli Garner , and Isla Fisher . Contents
Legendary foundations and prehistory. According to Historia Regum Britanniae, by Geoffrey of Monmouth, London was founded by Brutus of Troy about 1000–1100 B.C.E. after he defeated the native giant Gogmagog; the settlement was known as Caer Troia, Troia Nova (Latin for New Troy), which, according to a pseudo-etymology, was corrupted to Trinovantum.
The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets , which is separated from the eastern edge of the square mile of the City of London by the open space known as Tower Hill .
John Griffith London (born John Griffith Chaney; January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and American magazines, he was one of the first American authors to become an international celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing.
Okolni Istočni London (East London) obuhvaćao je većinu ranog industrijskog razvoja u Londonu, dok se danas napušteni industrijski pogoni preuređuju u gradske četvrti kao dio projekta Thames Gateway, uključujući London Riverside i Lower Lea Valley, koji se izgrađuje kao Olimpijski park za Olimpijske igre 2012.
London közlekedését a közvetlenül a Nagy-Londoni Polgármesteri Hivatalnak (Mayor of London) alárendelt Transport for London (TfL) vállalat irányítja. Londonban található a világ első földalattija, mely ma is fontos szerepet tölt be a nagyváros közlekedésében.