Welcome to London, United Kindom
London is the capital and most populated city of England as well the United Kingdom. Flip over on the River Thames in the southeast of the island of Great Britain, London has been a major settlement for two millennia. Londinium was founded by the Romans. The City of London, London’s ancient core − covering an area of just 1.12 square miles and nicknamed the Square Mile − retains its medieval boundaries. The City of Westminster is an Inner London division which also holds city status. It conquers much of the central area of Greater London counting most of the West End. It is in the west of the City of London. Greater London is governed by the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.
London is one of the world’s leading tourism destinations, and the city is home to an array of famous tourist attractions. The city attracted 19.1 million international visitors making it one of the world’s most visited in terms of international visits. A tourist stall selling various London and United Kingdom related souvenirs on the edge of Trafalgar Square on the Strand. The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel located on the edge of the River Thames.