London (Greater London Area)
About London (Greater London Area)
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The largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, London is also its capital city. In terms of international arrivals, London is the world’s most-visited city and is widely viewed as a world cultural capital.
Stretching along the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its founding by the Romans. Today, the greater London area is an international metropolis with a blend of historical sites with modern architectural landmarks and a wide range of peoples, languages and cultures.