London

Important Information about London

Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country England
Region London – mieszkania Londyn
Ceremonial counties City and Greater London
Districts City and 32 boroughs
Settled by Romans as Londinium, c. 43 AD
Headquarters City Hall
Government
 • Regional authority Greater London Authority
 • Regional assembly London Assembly
 • Mayor of London Boris Johnson
 • UK Parliament
*London Assembly
*European Parliament
74 constituencies
14 constituencies
London constituency
Area
 • London 1,570 km2 (607 sq mi)
Elevation 24 m (79 ft)
Population
 • London 8,173,194
 • Density 5,206/km2 (13,466/sq mi)
 • Urban zone 11,905,500
 • Metro 13,709,000
Demonym Londoner
Time zone GMT (UTC±0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
Postcode areas E, EC, N, NW, SE, SW, W, WC, BR, CM, CR, DA, EN, HA, IG, KT, RM, SM, TN, TW, UB, WD
Area code(s) 020, 01322, 01689, 01708, 01737, 01895, 01923, 01959, 01992
Website london.gov.uk