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Welcome to our English Photo Gallery. The images below are fine & beautiful photographs from England. They represent some of England's most popular tourist attractions and they are cultural icons of the country. They are not simply photographs of English architecture but they represent the activities of the organisations that they serve. The Government of the United Kingdom, the Church, the Monarchy, the collections of art, flora, fauna, etc.
London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom, with a population of just under 9 million. It stands on the River Thames in southeast England at the head of a 50-mile (80 km) estuary down to the North Sea and has been a major settlement for two millennia.
The City of London, its ancient core and financial centre, was founded by the Romans as Londinium and retains its medieval boundaries. The City of Westminster, to the west of the City of London, has for centuries hosted the national government and parliament.
Since the 19th century, the name "London" has also referred to the metropolis around this core, historically split between the counties of Middlesex, Essex, Surrey, Kent, and Hertfordshire, which since 1965 has largely comprised Greater London, which is governed by 33 local authorities and the Greater London Authority.
Westminster Abbey is one of the United Kingdom's most notable religious buildings and a burial site for English and, later, British monarchs.
St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in London and is the seat of the Bishop of London. The cathedral serves as the mother church of the Diocese of London.
It is on Ludgate Hill at the highest point of the City of London and is a Grade I listed building. Its dedication to Paul the Apostle dates back to the original church on this site, founded in AD 604. The present structure, dating from the late 17th century, was designed in the English Baroque style by Sir Christopher Wren.
The Natural History Museum in London is a museum that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history.
Tower Bridge is a Grade I listed combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, built between 1886 and 1894, designed by Horace Jones and engineered by John Wolfe Barry with the help of Henry Marc Brunel.
Leadenhall Market is a covered market in London, located on Gracechurch Street.