London is a global city on a largely provincial island, a perpetual dominion with an inexhaustible, permeating energy unlike any other city in Europe. A noisy, vibrant, multicultural capital and a vivacious metropolis of people, ideas and energy. Few cities accommodate such a variety of cultures, over 300 languages are spoken, all contributing to the culinary offerings, style, and attitude of the number-one tourist destination in the world.
London’s history is a rich chronicle and a compelling biography runs through the city’s landmarks.
- It is the largest capital city in the European Union, stretching more than 30 miles from east to west.
- With a population of just under eight million people - London is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world.