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Main facts about London
  • London is the capital city ofEngland and the United Kingdom (UK).
  • It is UK's most populous city. According to the latest UK Census, in 2011, London population had gone over eight million, but current estimates suggest further increase, surpassing 8.5 million inhabitants.
  • That means that London has not yet reached the contingent ofmega-cities, with over 10 million inhabitants.
  • Despite being such a huge urban hive, there is always a good way of finding one's way around in terms of public transport.
  • One of London's boroughs, Greenwich, is the famous home of the Prime Meridian. Read more about World Time and 0 degrees Longitude.
  • London is a fascinating world city, make time for a visit to Museum of London and scroll down for a raincheck!
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United Kingdom Holidays
DateHoliday
05/08/2020May Day
05/25/2020Spring Bank Holiday
07/12/2020Battle of the Boyne [Northern Ireland]
08/03/2020Summer Bank Holiday [Scotland]
08/31/2020Late Summer Bank Holiday [England, Wales, Northern Ireland]
11/30/2020St. Andrew's Day [Scotland]
12/25/2020Christmas Day
12/26/2020Boxing Day
12/28/2020Boxing Day (Observed)
01/01/2021New Year's Day
01/02/2021New Year Holiday [Scotland]
01/04/2021New Year Holiday [Scotland] (Observed)
03/17/2021St. Patrick's Day [Northern Ireland]
04/02/2021Good Friday
04/05/2021Easter Monday [England, Wales, Northern Ireland]
05/03/2021May Day
05/31/2021Spring Bank Holiday
07/12/2021Battle of the Boyne [Northern Ireland]
08/02/2021Summer Bank Holiday [Scotland]

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