5 Facts About Twickenham

1. Twickenham is home to the headquarters of the Rugby Football Union and Twickenham Stadium.

2. Twickenham is bounded by the River Thames on the south and the land is relatively flat though it does rise gently to the West as it approaches Whitton.

3. In 1926 Twickenham was granted a charter of incorporation to become a municipal borough.

4. Twickenham has an extensive town centre and is famous for being the home of rugby union in England, with hundreds of thousands of spectators visiting Twickenham Stadium, the world's largest rugby stadium, each year.

5. Twickenham is an affluent suburban area of south-west London, England.