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London

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. The City of London, London's ancient core and financial centre − an area of just 1.12 square miles (2.9 km2) and colloquially known as the Square Mile − retains boundaries that closely follow its medieval limits. The adjacent City of Westminster is an Inner London borough and has for centuries been the location of much of the national government. Thirty one additional boroughs north and south of the river also comprise modern London. London is governed by the mayor of London and the London Assembly.London is one of the world's most important global cities and has been called the world's most powerful, most desirable, most influential, most visited, most expensive, sustainable, most investment-friendly, and most-popular-for-work city. It exerts a considerable impact upon the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transportation. London ranks 26th out of 300 major cities for economic performance.

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London: Soho, Theatreland and Chinatown en 1.3km site_izi
Mapping health in19th and 21th century London en 0.4km site_izi
The complete London Audio Guide. Part II en 0.9km site_izi
Canada in London en fr 0.1km site_izi
Georgian London en 0.7km site_izi
Rock’n’London en ru 1.1km site_izi
Let’s visit Britain! en 0.9km site_izi
Visit London with MP3 City Guides en 0.9km site_izi
Urbirun London – Parks & Soho en fr 0.1km site_izi
Public Museums of London – a detailed story en 1.3km site_izi
Urbirun London – Highlights en fr 0.8km site_izi
Rules 20200.5km site_ao
Memorial to the Women of World War II 20190.4km site_ao
Smith Square World War II Ghost Sign 20191.2km site_ao
Cleopatra’s Needle Shrapnel Scars 20190.5km site_ao
London’s Sewer-Fed Streetlight 20190.6km site_ao
Sherling Backstage Walkway 20190.8km site_ao
10 Adam Street 20190.5km site_ao
London Transport Museum 20190.7km site_ao
Algerian Coffee Stores 20190.7km site_ao
Fleet Air Arm Memorial 20190.5km site_ao
‘The Ambassadors’ 20190.2km site_ao
Charing Cross Mural 20190.2km site_ao
Topolski’s ‘Memoir of the Century’ 20190.9km site_ao
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries 20190.9km site_ao
Epstein’s Medical Sculptures 20190.4km site_ao
Strand Lane ‘Roman Baths’ 20191km site_ao
Giro the Dog’s Grave 20190.4km site_ao
PsychoBarn 20190.8km site_ao
Parliamentary Division Bells 20190.8km site_ao
Remembering Boadicea, the Fierce Celtic Warrior Queen 20190.7km site_ao
The Map that Changed the World 20190.8km site_ao
Charing Cross Storm Tree 20190.2km site_ao
‘A Conversation With Oscar Wilde’ 20190.2km site_ao
York Water Gate 20190.3km site_ao
The World’s Oldest Family-Run Magic Shop 20190.3km site_ao
The Jean Cocteau Murals at the Church of Notre Dame de France 20190.5km site_ao
Booksellers’ Row 20190.4km site_ao
Rubens Ceiling at the Banqueting House 20190.3km site_ao
The Deadhouse 20180.8km site_ao
The London Library 20180.6km site_ao
Trafalgar Square Imperial Measurements 20180.1km site_ao
Goodwin’s Court 20170.4km site_ao
British Optical Museum 20170.2km site_ao
The Largest Dog Library in London 20181.1km site_ao
Gravestone of the Original Pearly King 20170.2km site_ao
The Original Prototype of London’s Iconic Telephone Box 20170.9km site_ao
The Strange Hut in Soho Square 20180.9km site_ao
Camera Museum 20181.2km site_ao
Metropolitan Police Coat Hook 20170.5km site_ao
Michael Faraday’s Laboratory 20171km site_ao
St. Giles Hotel 19711.1km site_brutalism
Civil Aviation Authority Building 19641km site_brutalism
St James’s Place 19590.9km site_brutalism
Economist Cluster 19600.8km site_brutalism
Macadam Building, King’s College London 19720.9km site_brutalism
Hayward Gallery 19610.9km site_brutalism
Ministry of Justice 1km site_brutalism
National Theatre 0.9km site_brutalism
Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church 19870.9km site_whs
Wonderful Kodachrome Photos of London in 1949 20190.6km   post
BATH, England—One of the best collections of historical and contemporary dresses can be found… 20190.2km   post
I Found My Mother With This London Tube Map From 1977 20190.2km   post
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