London  vs  New York City a comparison

London is the largest city in the United Kingdom. New York is the largest city in the United States.

London - 8.8 million (2021) New York City - 8.8 million (2020) Both cities have similar population numbers.


London  The Shard (310 meters)

Tallest building

New York City  One World Trade Center (541.3 meters)

London - British English New York City - American English

Most spoken language

Second most spoken language

London - Bengali/Sylheti New York City - Spanish


London - Winters are long, cold and rainy, Summers are pleasant with reduced rainfall

New York City - Winters are colder in New York as compared with London, summers are warm and humid in NYC

London - Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, Middlesex County Cricket Club, etc New York City - New York Yankees, New York Giants, New York Knicks, New York Jets, etc

Famous Sports teams

Thames is a major river that crosses London. Hudson is a major river in New York City.

Both London and New York rank among the cities with a very high GDP.

Famous landmarks

London - Buckingham Palace, Palace of Westminster, Big Ben, London Eye, Tower Bridge, etc New York - Empire State building, Central Park, Statue of Liberty, Times Square, etc

London is the capital of the United Kingdom. New York City is the capital of the New York State of the US.

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