London (Aj)

Téma prezentace: London

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County flag                         City flag

Greater London           ´                   London

General information

othe capital city of England and the UK

othe largest city in the UK

opopulation: 8 million people

omulticultural city

ocentre of business, finance, fashion, politics, etc.


Geography and climate

oLondon – Great London (county)

oSouth-Est of the UK

oriver Thames

omild climate

orainy mornings

oGulf stream – almost no snow


History of London

o43 – Londinium founded by the Romans

o7th century – Lundenwic built by the Anglo-Saxons (Trafalgar Square)

o9th – 11th century – attacked by the Vikings

o1066 – William the Conqueror was crowned

o1100 – 18 thousands inhabitants

o1300 – 80 thousands inhabitants


History of London

o14th c.– Black death  (plague) – death of 1/3 inh.

o1605 – Gunpowder Plot (Guy Fawkes)

o1665 – the Great Plague of London(15%)

o1666 – the Great Fire of London
– Conflagration (4 days, It consumed 13,200 houses – 70.000/100.000 people without home)

History of London

o1831 – 1925 – the biggest city in the world

o1848, 1866 – cholera epidemics (20.000)

o1863 – the first underground

oWorld War II. – bombed by the Germans – Luftwaffe (30.000)

o1952 the Grat Smog


Population, religion


o8 000 000 inhabitants

o3. bigest town in Europe

o76% white man

o10% Asians


ochristian 48.2%

ono religion 20.8%

oislam 8.5%


oOlympic games
1908, 1948, 2012



oWembley stadium

oFootball clubs







Tenis (Wimbledon)

Interesting places

Tower of London

  • The Tower of London has been a fortress, a palace, an arsenal, a mint, a prison, an observatory, a zoo, the home of the Crown Jewels and a tourist attraction.

London Eye

one of London’s newest and most fun visitor attractions

Westminster Abbey

holy place

All English kings have been crowned and buried in the church since 1308.


Westminster Cathedral

1895 – 1903

seat of the Cardinal Archbishop and the leading Roman Catholic Church in England

bell tower – 84m

Buckingham Palace

Houses of Parliament

This big palace is well-known around the world

The building is 280 metres long.

There are more than 1000 rooms.


Tower Bridge

The most famous bridge in London

Tower Bridge is a bascule-bridge.
open to let ships pass through.

St Paul’s Cathedral

Consecrated – 1708

Prince Charles and Princess Diana married here in 1981.

Oxford Street

The Europe’s busiest shopping street

the name of the street derives from being part of the old London—Oxford Road

Picadilly Circus

was created by John Nash

circular open space street junction

Special:  billboards
Lord Shaftesbury
ommemoration )

Trafalgar Square

othe largest square in London

ois named after the Battle of Trafalgar where the English fleet defeated the French (Napoleonic Wars).

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