London Greater London, England

London: Capital and largest city of the United Kingdom

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Geography

London is located at 51°30'31"N 0°7'33"W (51.5085300, -0.1257400).

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London Quick Facts

Population : 8,908,081
Country : Roman Empire, United Kingdom, Kingdom of England, Great Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Kingdom of Wessex, Kingdom of Mercia, Kingdom of Essex
State : England (United Kingdom)
County : Greater London
Different from : City of London, Greater London, London
Head of government : Mayor of London
Instagram username : ldn_gov
Twitter username : ldn_gov
Postal code : NW, CM, TW, WD, EN, HA, TN, E, DA, WC, W, BR, N, RM, KT, CR, IG, EC, UB, SW, SM, SE
Phone Area Codes : 1923, 20, 1689, 1992, 1737, 1708, 1959, 1322, 1895
Area : 1572 km2
Official name : London
Continent : Europe
IATA airport code : LON
Altitude : 115 feet / 35 meters
Capital city : London is capital of The Protectorate, England, United Kingdom, British North America, British America, Kingdom of England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Commonwealth of England, British Empire, Kingdom of Essex, Great Britain
Establishment : January 01, 0047 (1974 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC±00:00, UTC+01:00, Greenwich Mean Time
Local time : 16:05:28 (25th October 2021)

  • Boris Johnson , 6 May, 2016 2008-05-04T00:00:00Z
  • Sadiq Khan , 2016-05-09T00:00:00Z
  • Ken Livingstone , 4 May, 2008 2000-05-04T00:00:00Z

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Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1801 1,011,157 - census
1811 1,197,673 15.57% census
1821 1,450,122 17.41% census
1831 1,729,949 16.18% census
1841 1,917,013 9.76% census
1851 2,286,609 16.16% census
1861 3,094,391 26.1% census
1871 3,902,178 20.7% census
1881 4,709,960 17.15% census
1891 5,565,856 15.38% census
1911 7,157,875 22.24% United Kingdom censuses of 1911
1921 7,553,526 5.24% United Kingdom Census 1921
1931 8,098,942 6.73% United Kingdom Census 1931
1941 7,987,936 -1.39% estimation process
1951 8,164,416 2.16% United Kingdom Census 1951
1971 7,449,184 -9.6% census
1981 6,608,513 -12.72% census
1991 6,887,280 4.05% census
2001 7,172,036 3.97% census
2005 7,781,342 7.83% 1961-01-01T00:00:00Z
2013 8,416,535 7.55% estimation process
2016 8,787,892 4.23% estimation process
2018 8,908,081 1.35% estimation process

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