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  London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
London (pronounced [ˈlʌndən]) is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom.
London's metropolitan area grew considerably during the Victorian era and again during the Interwar period with expansion halted in the 1940s by World War II and Green Belt legislation and has been largely static since.
London's other financial hub is the Docklands area in the east of the city, dominated by the Canary Wharf complex, whilst many other businesses locate in the City of Westminster which is the home of the UK's national government.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: London
London, the capital of England and chief city of the British Empire, is situated about fifty miles from the mouth of the Thames, Lat.
London at this time consisted of a collection of low wooden houses thatched with reeds or straw, thus affording combustible material for the numerous and destructive fires which frequently broke out, as in 1087 when the greater part of the city, including St. Paul's, was burnt.
The electors are the "livery" consisting of the freemen of London.
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 London - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
London is the largest city in the European Union with an estimated population on 1 January 2005 of 7,421,328 and a metropolitan area population of over 12.5 million.
The coordinates of the centre of London (traditionally considered to be Charing Cross, near the junction of Trafalgar Square, the Strand, Whitehall and the Mall) are approximately 51°30′ N 0°8′ W.
London's two Anglican bishops are the Bishop of London, whose see is London north of the Thames, and whose throne is in London's grandest church, the baroque St Paul's Cathedral (designed by Sir Christopher Wren), and the Bishop of Southwark, who tends to Anglicans south of the river.
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 POSTAPRINT SITE INDEX: Antique maps prints and illustrated books. Atlases. Early geography and travel.
BOWEN Emanuel - "The Natural History of England" - English County Maps by Bowen with scanned images and some background information - 1759.
LONDON/SHEPHERD - Delightful steel engraved views of London in the 19th Century.
SUBJECTS - The Illustrated London News, The Graphic and similar publications provided a major illustrated record of the 2nd half of the 19th Century.
www.antiquemapsandprints.com /page0.htm   (3724 words)

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