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According to London map London is capital city of England


According to London map London is capital city of England and of United Kingdom. Standing near River Thames London has been major settlement for around two millennia. Its history goes back to Romans who named it Londinium.

The City of London retains 1.12-square-mile that is around 2.9 km2 mediaeval boundaries. In the year 2011 had resident population of around 7,375 making it smallest city in England. Since 19th century this term London has also referred to metropolis which was developed around this core. The bulk of conurbation forms London region and Greater London administrative area which is governed by Mayor of London and London Assembly.

London map shows that London has diverse range of people and cultures and more than around 300 languages are spoken in its boundaries. London had official population of around 8,308,369 during 2012 making it most populous municipality in European Union and accounting for the 12.5% of UK population.

The Greater London Urban Area is known as the second-largest in EU with population of around 9,787,426 according to the census of year 2011.The London metropolitan area is largest in EU with total population of around 13, 614,409 3 while Greater London Authority puts population of London metropolitan region at around 21 million. London had largest population of any city in this world from 1831 to 1925.

London map shows that London has somewhat temperate oceanic climate much similar to southern Britain. Winters are generally chilly and cold with frost usually occurring in suburbs on average twice during a week from the month of November to March. Snow usually occurs four or five times during a year mostly from the month of December to February. Snowfall during the month of March and April is very rare but does occur in every two or three years. Winter temperatures usually do not fall below −4 °C that is 24.8 °F or rise above 14 °C that is 57.2 °F.

During winter of the year 2010 London experienced lowest temperature on record that was around −14 °C that is 6.8 °F in Northolt and heaviest snow was seen for two decades which was a huge strain on city’s transport infrastructure. Summers are generally very warm and sometimes hot as well the heat is boosted by urban heat island effect making center of London at times around 5 °C that is 9 °F warmer than suburbs and the outskirts. London’s average July high is around 24 °C that is 75.2 °F.

According to the Census of 2011 largest religious groupings are the Christians who are around 48.4 per cent followed by those who have no religion at 20.7 per cent, Muslims around 12.4 per cent, no response around 8.5 per cent, Hindus around 5.0 percent. London has been Christian traditionally and has large number of churches particularly in City of London according to London map.

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