London is the capital of Great Britain. London lies on both banks of the river Thames. It is the largest city in Europe and one of the largest cities in the world.


London is not only the capital of the country. It is also a very big port, one of the greatest commercial centres in the world, a university city, and the seat of the government of Great Britain. The most important parts of London are: the City, the West End, the East End and Westminster.

The City is the busiest part of London. People do business there. The West End is the richest part of London. The East End is not so rich as the other parts of London. Westminster Abbey is one of the most beautiful buildings in London. Many Great English scientists lie buried there. Among them Newton, Darwin and Watt.

  • What historical places are there in London?
  • There are many historical places in London. They are St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London, the British Museum, Trafalgar Square, Nelson’s column and others.