Located on the River Thames, London is the most heavily populated city of England and the United Kingdom. A leading global city with strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance and tourism, London forms the largest concentration of higher education institutions in Europe with 43 universities. It is also one of the world’s most-visited cities according to international arrivals, and has the world’s largest city airport system according to passenger traffic. With a diverse range of people and cultures, more than 300 languages are spoken within Greater London. Boasting four World Heritage Sites, London is proud to list the Tower of London, Kew Gardens, Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey, and St. Margaret’s Church. There are many other famous landmarks to visit, including Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, The Shard, the British Museum, National Gallery, Tate Modern, British Library and 40 West End theatres. The London Underground is the oldest underground railway network in the world and still the best way to tour the sites of this fabulous city. Despite what the masses say, London is a bustling city with food markets galore and a diversity of restaurants where you will find your favorite fish ‘n chips, steak and ale pie and those lovely little flapjacks!