London, the capital city of England and the United Kingdom is located on the Thames River. The city got its name from Londinium, which was given by the Romans. The Romans were the founding people of the city. Since the nineteenth century, the name London has been used.
The city has a vibrant culture and lifestyle. Arts, education, commerce, entertainment, fashion, finance, tourism, media and other such areas help in the development of the country. These areas also help in the continuing of the popularity of the city throughout the world. London has a diversity of cultures. About three hundred languages are spoken in the country.
London is home to many historical sites. Some of them include the Buckingham Palace, Piccadily Circus, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, British Library and many more such sites. The London underground is the oldest railway in the world. The heritage of the city is rich and diverse.
London is the hub of education. The city has forty three universities. This is the hub of the higher education in the country. The city has a huge concentration of students both from within the country and also from outside the country.
The London Heathrow Airport has the highest air traffic in the world. Apart from air transport, the city has a good transportation structure. Cars, buses, trams, cable cars, boats are the varied means of transportation available in the city for the people.
The city has diverse religions. Christianity dominates the population followed by Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and Buddhism.
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