London

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by MiguelMMG
Last updated 4 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Geography

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London

London is the capital city of England and the UK. It´s located in southeastern part of Great Britain and near the river Thames. London was founded in the year 43 A.D with the name of Londinium by the Romans. The weather is cold, cloudy and rainy but sometimes there's also sun and warm. London has 8 million population and 32 districts, It also has an area of 1580 square kilometers and it is one of the most populated cities in Europe.

London

Palace of Westminster It's also known as "Houses of Parliament", it's a Victorian Gothic building. It has1200 rooms, and 11 yards, 3.5 kilometers corridors. And in one of its corners, there is the Big Ben.

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

Westminster AbbeyIt's the the most famous and ancient temple of London. The Abbey, built with Romanesque style, was consecrated in 1065 to refuge Benedictine monks.

Tower Bridge It's one of the most prominent symbols of London. This drawbridge was built in the Victorian style,. It's next to the Tower of London.

Buckingham Palace It's the official residence of the British Royal Family in London since 1837. Now, it is the residence of Queen Elizabeth II.

The London EyeIt was opened in 2000. It's 135 meters high. It is one of the most emblematic icons of the city. It was the largest big wheel in the world until 2006.

Traditions & curiosities

English people are famous for being football creators

The Cricket is one of the England excellent sports

FISH & CHIPS

Five O’clock Tea

English people are very disciplined and exquisite with good manners


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