London

Location

United Kingdom

Currency

Pound Sterling

Language

English

Population

9.3 Million

On the Map

About

London continues to be one of the leading global cities ever in the history of the world. Alongside New York City, it is the world’s largest financial centre and home to headquarters of more than 100 of Europe’s 500 largest companies. On top of all of that, it hosts the most international visitors of any city in the world.

Weather: (High/Low) (°F)

January

48° / 40°

February

49° / 40°

March

53° / 42°

April

59° / 45°

May

65° / 51°

June

70° / 56°

July

74° / 59°

August

73° / 59°

September

67° / 55°

October

60° / 50°

November

53° / 45°

December

48° / 40°

Events

January

New Year's Day Parade

February

Fashion Week

April

London Marathon, The Boat Race, London Book Fair

May

Chelsea Flower Show

June

Trooping the Colour, City of London Festival, London Festival of Architecture, London Motorexpo

July

Wimbledon, Hampton Court Place Flower Show

August

The Proms, Carnaval del Pueblo, Notting Hill Carnival

September

Fashion Week

October

London Film Festival, Lord Mayor's Show

November

Bonfire Night

Known For

The Palace of Westminster

Big Ben

Art Galleries

London Eye

Tower of London

Trafalgar Square

Flight times from

NYC

7 hours, 27 minutes

Los Angeles

11 hours, 25 minutes

Miami

9 hours, 22 minutes

Dubai

7 hours, 19 minutes

Hong Kong

12 hours, 29 minutes

Sydney

21 hours, 37 minutes

Sao Paulo

12 hours, 16 minutes