London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom.
Located on the river Thames, London has a population of nearly 7.000.000 and is the world's leading financial centre alongside New York City.
London attracts about 6 million visitors each year and tourism, especially in the summer, is a major contributor to economy.
London is a multiracial city, with a large immigrant population from Britain's former colonies, especially from South Asia and the West Indies. Some quarters of the city are dominated by specific ethnic groups - for example, Paddington, Notting Hill, and Brixton.
One of London's oldest landmarks is The Tower of London. The former royal residence is located along the Thames and it was begun by William The Conqueror in 1079 and later it served as a prison.
Tower Bridge is one of London's most famous symbol. It crosses the Thames beside The Tower of London. To the west lies the heart of London and its financial district. Here is also located St. Paul's Cathedral and the Bank of England, Big Ben, the House of Parliament and many other famous landmarks.