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London
Physical information
Location

England

Government
Position

capital

Leader

Prime Minister

First appearance

The Akhenaten Adventure

London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom and the largest urban zone in the European Union by most measures. London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its founding by the Romans, who called it Londinium. London's ancient core, the City of London, largely retains its square-mile mediaeval boundaries. Since at least the 17th century the name London has also referred to the metropolis developed around this core. The bulk of this conurbation forms the London region and the Greater London administrative area, governed by the elected Mayor of London and the London Assembly.

London is a leading global city, with strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transport all contributing to its prominence. It is the world's largest financial centre alongside New York, has the largest city GDP in Europe and is home to the headquarters of more than 100 of Europe's 500 largest companies. It has the most international visitors of any city in the world and London Heathrow is the world's busiest airport by number of international passengers. London's 43 universities form the largest concentration of higher education institutions in Europe. In 2012 London will become the first city to host the Summer Olympic Games three times. Nimrod Godwin also lives here.

Notable ResidentsEdit

Significant PlacesEdit

  • Heathrow Airport
  • British Museum
  • Nimrod's home at 7 Stanhope Terrace, off of Baywater Road and near Kensington Gardens, is the place where John and Philippa first receive their introduction to the djinn world and their powers as djinn.

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