London, city, capital of the United Kingdom. It
is among the oldest of the world’s great cities.
London is famous for Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, British Museum, and Tower Bridge. London is also known for its rich history, double-decker buses, red phone booths, world-class museums and galleries, gigantic lush parks, financial districts, and cosmopolitan vibes.
London is famous for more than its magnificent ancient buildings, the Palace of Westminster, Trafalgar Square, Tower of London, London Eye, Art Galleries, and Big Ben.
August is perhaps the best time of year in London as this month provides comfortable and relatively dry weather for most outdoor activities and for just exploring the city.
August temperatures average a daily high of 21 degrees Celsius (69 degrees Fahrenheit) and a low of 12 °C (53 °F).
London has six major airports: London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Stansted and London Southend.
London's diverse cultures encompass over 300 languages. The mid-2018 population of Greater London of about 9 million made it Europe's third-most populous city, accounting for 13.4% of the population of the United Kingdom. Greater London Built-up Area is the fourth-most populous in Europe, after Istanbul, Moscow and Paris, with about 9.8 million inhabitants at the 2011 census. The London metropolitan area is the third-most populous in Europe after Istanbul's and Moscow's, with about 14 million inhabitants in 2016, granting London the status of a megacity.