London is the capital of England and the largest city in the United Kingdom. It is located along the Thames River.
London was founded by the Romans nearly 2,000 years ago. Thanks to its location on the Thames River, the city has been a major port in Europe for over 700 years.
Today, London is the creative capital of Britain. Famous writers like William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens once lived here.
London has a diverse population with more than 300 languages spoken within the city boundaries. The city has some of the world’s most famous landmarks - Buckingham Palace, where the Royal Family lives, London Bridge, and the clock tower that houses Big Ben.