Fast Facts

Location: London is located in the south east of England on the banks of the River Thames                  

Dialing code:

       Country code 44

       Local city code 20
       For example, if you are dialing a London number from outside of UK the number will be 00 44 20 xxxx xxxx

Emergency numbers

·    Police- 999
·    Fire  - 999
·    Ambulance- 999
·    General Emergency  999

Population:
8.17 million ( metropolitan area)
Languages - English is the main language and is widely spoken and understood. London is however, home to people, who speak over 300 different languages.
      

Electicity:
      240 volts AC, 50 Hz, three square pin plugs are standard.
 
Time zone:
GMT (GMT + 1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October)

      Average January temperatures:  Max 8°C             Min 2°C
      Average July temperatures:        Max 23°C           Min 14°C
      Annual rainfall:                          Max 64mm         Min 32mm