Aerial map, London - 5-2

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London is the largest urban area and the capital of England and the United Kingdom. An important settlement for two millennia, London's history goes back to its founding by the Romans. Since its settlement, London has been part of many important movements and phenomena throughout history, such as the English Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution, and the Gothic Revival. The city's core, the ancient City of London, still retains its limited medieval boundaries; but since at least the 19th century the name "London" has also referred to the whole metropolis which has developed around it. Today the bulk of this conurbation forms the London region of England and the Greater London administrative area, with its own elected mayor and assembly.

London is one of the world's leading business, financial, and cultural centres, and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion and the arts all contribute to its status as a major global city. London boasts four World Heritage Sites: The Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret's Church; the Tower of London; the historic settlement of Greenwich; and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and its popularity has increased over the years due to economic growth.

London's diverse population draws from a wide range of peoples, cultures, and religions, and over 300 languages are spoken within the city. As of 2006, it has an official population of 7,512,400 within the boundaries of Greater London and is the most populous municipality in the European Union. As of 2001, the Greater London Urban Area has a population of 8,278,251 and the metropolitan area is estimated to have a total population of between 12 and 14 million.
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games will be held in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012, followed by the 2012 Paralympic Games from 29 August to 9 September. I hope this aerial photos of London will help you during your stay in this beautiful metropolis!

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London

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  1. cd duplication 40 months ago | reply

    fabulous london picture, I was wondering if i could have permission to use it on my site cctv installers london ??

  2. alanpeacock2 39 months ago | reply

    Absolutely stunning.

  3. londonstreetart2 38 months ago | reply

    Heh, this is a nice photo.
    I am creating an online guide to London - everything on one page.

    I'm featuring the City of London.
    See www.ravishlondon.com/whattodoinlondon/

    Would I be able to use this photograph?
    I could provide you with a credit and a link back to your site.

  4. NΞNO 35 months ago | reply

    Love this one, beautiful Londonscape!
    Pozdrav!

  5. Tro Choi 34 months ago | reply

    Very Nice! I like it!

    Joey Jeux Ben 10

  6. vanilah 32 months ago | reply

    I sent you an e-mail and a message on flickr concerning this photo - not sure if you got either of them...

  7. art.ofcats [deleted] 31 months ago | reply

    wow! I will soon visit London and this photo is just perfect!

  8. applepictures reached 22,000 views Thank You 28 months ago | reply

    omg your london pics are unbelievable xx

  9. Roger Voller 23 months ago | reply

    cracking shot

  10. Vratsagirl 21 months ago | reply

    this is a fantastic photo!

  11. Fotoperfect Photography by Luka 18 months ago | reply

    This photo is a good sample in the flickr. You are invited to join "flickr Award" group

    flickr Award (post1 – award 5)
    Please consider posting this photo into this group and join the community, thanks!!

  12. patiigraphy 16 months ago | reply

    excellent view

  13. IoanBacivarov 7 months ago | reply

    Congratulations. Amazing photo!
    Selected for my galleries of excellent photos—

  14. mapsinger 4 months ago | reply

    Congratulations, Phillie.. and Happy New Year!

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