LONdon BY JAVIER ARAUJO AND ALBERTO PONTES

population

In 2016 the results showed that were 8,674 millions Londoners. The 36.7% of the city’s population are born in foreign countries. London has the second biggest immigrant population, just behind New York.

CURRENCY

The UK's currency is the pound sterling (£ / GBP).1 pound sterling equals 1,19252 Euros.The pound sterling is the fourth most-traded currency in the international exchange market behind the dollar, the euro, and the Japanese yen.

LOCATION

London is elevated 25 m over sea level. London is located in southeastern of Great Brirtain.The area that London keeps is twice of Madrid in km².

when to go(climate)

May is a wonderful time to visit London, with good weather and many outdoor activities.In May there is good weather and sun shine, always you are going to need a raincoat.

transportation

The main public transport of London revolves around the underground. When you go there you can buy a Visitor Oyster Card that is cheaper than buying a paper single ticket. Children aged 11 to 15 are elegible to get a Young Visitor discount.

tipical food

Fish and chips

This typical British dish consists of French fries served with battered fish. Usually it is made with cod, hake or haddock and the potatoes are seasoned with salt and vinegar. It is surely one of the most popular English meals in England.

famous cityzens

David Beckham

Is an English former professional footballer.He played for a lot of improtant teams like Real Madrid, Manchester United and Paris Saint Germain. He born on the 2 of May 1975.

Adele

Adele is an English singer born on the 5 of May 1988.In 2014, Adele was already being regarded as a British cultural icon.

idioms

The only language spoken in London is the English brought by the Germanic kingdoms, which were transmitted to the Anglo-Saxons, who made some changes to the current English spoken now.

landmarks

London Eye

The London Eye, also known as Millennium Wheel, is 135-meter ferris wheel. It costs around thirty pounds. It´s open all the year except on january.

Big Ben

Big Ben is the name with which it is known to the great bell of the clock located in the northwest side of the Palace of Westminster. If you go there, is not able to enter on it.

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarch in London. It is open only on august and september and costs 25 pounds

City facts

  • London is the biggest city in Europe.
  • Romans founded the city in the year 43 and baptized it Londinium.
  • It passes across the Greenwich meridian or zero meridian.
  • Each year, more than 30 million people visit the city.

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