Travelling in London


Big Ben’s real name is the Elizabeth Tower

The impressive Sunken Garden and Kensington Palace in London.

London Is The Smallest City In England

Yes, you heard that right. What you think of London is actually just a small urban area part of the Greater London region. The city of London covers only 1.2 square miles and has a population of around 7,500 residents. As such, the city of London is actually the smallest city in England. Greater London, on the other hand, is an English region, which encompasses surrounding towns covering 606 square miles and having a population of over 8.7 million residents.

Over Than 300 Languages Are Spoken In London

There’s hardly any other place in the world more diverse than London. Expats coming from different nationalities share a large proportion of their population, which enumerates around 8.7 million residents. They practice their original traditions and communicate in their native language. Due to this unbelievable diversity in London, it is estimated that there are over 300 languages spoken in London. Chances are that if you’re on a trip to London you can easily have someone to communicate with in your native language.

What Does The Name London Stands For?

Some standing theories state that London was first built by Romans around 50 AD. The origin of its name has also a puzzling history. Throughout history, London used to have different names including Londonium, Ludenwic, and Ludenberg. The most accepted version is that the name for London has derived from the old Celtic word “Londinous” which means to be bold.

Things to see in London

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