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The CityLondon, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. It is the political, economic and cultural capital of Britain, and its world class tourist attractions are renowned across the globe. The Greater London area is bursting with attractions for visitors of all ages. With 30 historic gardens and 123 historic buildings, London also has more than 200 museums, 600 cinema screens, and 108 music halls. London's 33 boroughs, including the City of London, are spread over an area of 1572 square kilometres. London is the centre of the world – and a world in one city, with a wealth of different cultures and communities across the capital. It has more than 300 languages and cuisine from over 70 countries. London played a major role in the many films which includes Harry Potter and is the world third busiest film production centre. Over 250 festivals take place in London every year including the largest free festival the Mayors Thames Festival and Europe biggest street festival, the Notting Hill Carnival which attracts near one million people. London has 43 Universities and it is the largest concentration of higher education in Europe.
“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford"
- SAMUEL JOHNSON, The Life of Samuel Johnson