8 must-know facts about the city of London

London is the third largest city in Europe after Istanbul and Moscow by population. . (Population – around 9 million)

London is the capital of the UK and England.

The Shard is the tallest building in London. It has a height of 310 meters.

Thames River flows through London. There are also many small tributaries of the Thames that flow through the city.

The London Underground metro system was established in 1863. The metro system currently has 11 lines and covers 402 km (250 miles).

Buckingham Palace located in London is the residence and the administrative headquarters of the British monarchy. The Palace has 775 rooms and one of the largest gardens in the world.

The famous Big Ben was constructed in 1859. It is 316 feet (96 m) high.

London has the sixth largest GDP for a city in the world.

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