London is the capital of England, and the largest metropolitan city in the United Kingdom. It has a total area of 1,572.1 square kilometers (607 square miles), with an estimated population of 7.6 million (as of 2010).

20,170 Questions

What is the population of London England?

The population of the 32 London Boroughs, plus The City of London is approximately 7,700,000.

These boroughs are the divisions of London which have their own local government by elected Councillors.

The European Union has introduced the notion of "Larger Urban Zones" aimed at making meaningful comparisons between the demographics of the major cities in Europe.

The measure given for the Larger Urban Zone centred around London is 11,917,000

Sometimes confusing to overseas visitors, "The City of London" is a small area (roughly one square mile) within London - see the related question below.
The population of London is around 7.5 million.

Big Ben

Why is the clock tower in London called Big Ben?

It's not. The "Big Ben" moniker technically refers to the bell inside the clock tower—the tower itself is officially called Elizabeth Tower, in honor of Queen Elizabeth II. The bell was installed in 1858 and was probably named after Sir Benjamin Hall, a civil engineer and member of the House of Commons whose name is inscribed on the bell.

There is a less likely theory that the bell was named after Ben Caunt, a bare-knuckle boxing champion who went by "Big Ben." Though this theory is a lot more fun, it can't be proven.


What time does London Drugs open on Saturdays?

It depends. On every other Saturday which is an even number its from 8 30 Pm to 9 30 PM, if its an odd number and on an opposite day of a skipped day it's 3 40 AM to 7 30 PM, unless its a holiday then you need to calculate the amount of hours the holiday is and divide by 7 and times by 20, then figure out idf the day after is an even number, then you must encrypt the number and bring it to the store and they will tell you their hours of operation.

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Flight Times
New York

How long is the flight from London to New York?

The flight from London to New York is just over 7 hours. Depending on the wind, the weather conditions, and other factors it could be up to 8 hours long.

Salary and Pay Rates

How much money do photographers make per year?

$35,000 on average.

Civil Lawsuits

What is a cross complainant on a summons?


n. after a complaint has been filed against a defendant for damages or other orders of the court, the defendant may file a written complaint against the party suing him/her or against a third party as long as the subject matter is related to the original complaint. The defendant's filing of a complaint is called a cross-complaint, and the defendant is then called a cross-complainant and the party he/she sues is called a cross-defendant. The defendant must still file an answer or other response to the original complaint. If the cross-complaint is against the original plaintiff (original suer) then it can be served on the plaintiff's attorney by mail, but a third party must be served in person with the cross-complaint and a new summons issued by the clerk of the court. The cross-defendants must then file friendus or other responses. These are called pleadings and must be carefully drafted (usually by an attorney) to properly state the factual as well as legal basis for the claim and contain a prayer for damages or other relief.

(From LAW.COM Dictionary)

Time Zones

What is the time difference between Newfoundland and Se London England?

The U. K. is ahead of Newfoundland by...

  • 3½ hrs. from the 1st Sun. of Nov. until the 2nd Sun. of Mar.
  • 2½ hrs. from 2nd Sun. of Mar. until the last Sun. of Mar.
  • 3½ hrs. from the last Sun. of Mar. until the last Sun. of Oct.
  • 2½ hrs. from the last Sun. of Oct. until the 1st Sun. of Nov.

Northern line tube stations list?


Train Travel

What time does Victoria train station close?

The station shuts at around 1. Only the bit near the Gatwick express platform is open throughout the night. You wont have a chance to sleep in the station.

Football - Soccer
Barclays Premier League

Which player has played for 3 London based premiership clubs?

William Gallas (Tottenham, Arsenal & Chelsea) another player is Paul Parker(Fulham,QPR,Chelsea)

and Les Ferdinand (QPR, Spurs, West Ham)

Weight and Mass

How much does one stone weigh in pounds?

14 imperial pounds (lbs.)

Swift Codes and Routing Numbers

Is there a bank called the London Eye Bank PLC?

It"s like scam.

United Kingdom

How many rooms does Buckingham Palace in England have?

Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms including

19 State Rooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms.

Source - The official website of The British Monarchy.
there are 775 rooms, including 19 state rooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms.

Fabrics (Cloth Textiles)

When was nylon invented and do the letters NY and LON stand for New York and London?

No it doesn't mean NY and LOndon. It was a marketing term invented by a team at DuPont. They went through several names, including Duparooh (DuPont Pulls a Rabbit Out of a Hat) Norun (refering to its use as hosiery), nillon, nilon (confusing pronunciation) and finally nylon. For a great article on the history of nylon, see: Bruns, Roger. (1988, Dec.). Of miracles and molecules: The story of nylon. American History Illustrated, 23 (8), 24-29, 48. By Dupont, 1935: Probably does mean NewYork and London Nylon was invented by Wallace Carothers in 1935. There was a great demand for it as it was used for parachutes and tires. It is still used today in toothbrushes, stockings, fishing products, etc. A "nylon commuter" is someone who commutes between New York and London. A number of "Brand Names " were developed by the inventing company, DUPONT Chemicals, such as NYLON, BANLON, ORLON and RAYON. All were types of woven textiles. Jim Bunting. Toronto. Actually, Jim, rayon was invented around 1885 and it is not a synthetic fiber as were the ones invented by DuPont. Instead, the original rayon was a regenerated cellulose (made from cotton linters and wood pulp). Yes it does stand for New York and London as it was created by scientists from the locations. No it doesn't--see notes above. In the UK we have a programme on the telly, hosted by Stephen Fry, called QI (Quite Interesting) & it assured me when I saw it recently that Nylon is nothing to do with New York & London ! Correct! See notes above. Final answer, Nylon was not named after New York and London.


What is the length of London from North to South?

About 30 miles.


Is there a lift at Victoria tube station?

The answer printed should be “No, there ARE no lifts.” Did this person not learn proper English at school?


Why did London docklands change?

London docklands changed because modern ships are too large to enter the old Victorian docks so container ships have had to use purpose built facilities away from London. The Docklands area of East London is now occupied by residential and office accommodation and some light industry.

Metros and Subways

Which line on the London underground has the most stations?


Colleges and Universities
Masters of Business Administration MBA

Is UFTSCS a good school?

No its like a jail don't go

I don't like it I use to go there


Where is the Nearest tube station to clerkenwell road?

Chancery Lane, Farringdon and Barbican stations are all a short walk from Clerkenwell Road.


Who is buried in the London area?

Karl Marx buried in the London area

Lakes and Rivers
River Thames

In which city can you find the River Thames?

United Kingdom


How do you get from Euston station to Reading station?

The Trainline web-site says - take a tube train from Euston to Paddington, then a first Great Western service to Reading.

Journey time Euston to Paddington is 28 minutes and Paddington to Reading is 25 minutes.


Does western union open on Christmas day in London?


Sunrise and Sunset Times
Time Zones

How many hours ahead is Rome from GMT London?

Rome, and the whole of Italy, is 1 hour ahead of London throughout the year.
Note: the time in the UK is only GMT in winter, it is GMT+1 hour in summer.

Both Italy and The UK have summer time, but all countries in Europe have the same rule for summer time:
Summertime starts 01:00 UTC/GMT last Sunday in March.
Summertime ends 01:00 UTC/GMT last Sunday in October.
So the time difference is the same in summer and winter.


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