34 Facts About London Britain

1. London Britain has faced harmful levels of pollution for much of this week.

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2. London Britain would need to apply for an extension, and all 27 other members of the EU would need to agree to it.

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3. London Britain will make long-term initiatives to secure education and training for Jordanian youth, secretary Mordaunt announced.

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4. London Britain stayed out of the European Economic Community when it was formed from the ECSC in 1957.

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5. London Britain is full of pubs associated with artists, writers, and poets.

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6. London Britain used to be the largest and most influential city in the world.

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7. In 2012 London Britain became the first city to host the modern Olympic Games three times, having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948.

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8. London Britain voted 52 percent to 48 percent to leave the EU in a 2016 referendum.

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9. In 2017, London Britain hosted the World Championships in Athletics for the first time.

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10. London Britain has hosted the Summer Olympics three times: in 1908, 1948, and 2012.

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11. The largest parks in the central area of London Britain are three of the eight Royal Parks, namely Hyde Park and its neighbour Kensington Gardens in the west, and Regent's Park to the north.

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12. London Britain is one of the major classical and popular music capitals of the world and hosts major music corporations, such as Universal Music Group International and Warner Music Group, as well as countless bands, musicians and industry professionals.

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13. London Britain has frequent river boat services on the Thames known as Thames Clippers.

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14. London Britain has a modern tram network, known as Tramlink, centred on Croydon in South London.

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15. London Britain is the centre of the National Rail network, with 70 per cent of rail journeys starting or ending in London.

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16. London Britain has over 480 overseas banks, more than any other city in the world.

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17. London Britain took over as a major financial centre shortly after 1795 when the Dutch Republic collapsed before the Napoleonic armies.

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18. London Britain has some of the highest real estate prices in the world.

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19. Bevis Marks Synagogue in the City of London Britain is affiliated to London's historic Sephardic Jewish community.

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20. London Britain is home to sizeable Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, and Jewish communities.

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21. In terms of population, London Britain is the 19th largest city and the 18th largest metropolitan region.

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22. The City of London Britain is the main financial district, and Canary Wharf has recently developed into a new financial and commercial hub in the Docklands to the east.

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23. The Thames is a tidal river, and London Britain is vulnerable to flooding.

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24. Greater London Britain is split for some purposes into Inner London and Outer London.

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25. London Britain is the seat of the Government of the United Kingdom.

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26. Administration of London Britain is formed of two tiers: a citywide, strategic tier and a local tier.

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27. In 2008, London Britain named alongside New York City and Hong Kong as Nylonkong, being hailed as the world's three most influential global cities.

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28. On 6 July 2005 London Britain was awarded the 2012 Summer Olympics, making London the first city to stage the Olympic Games three times.

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29. In 1951, the Festival of London Britain was held on the South Bank.

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30. London Britain became the principal North Sea port, with migrants arriving from England and abroad.

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31. London Britain was a centre of England's Jewish population before their expulsion by Edward I in 1290.

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32. London Britain was the focus of the Peasants' Revolt in 1381.

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33. At its height in the 2nd century, Roman London Britain had a population of around 60,000.

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34. In 2012, London Britain became the first city to have hosted three modern Summer Olympic Games.

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