Some facts you may not know about London:

  • London has three times more European multinational headquarters than any other city in Europe
  • The British Library houses over 150 million books, with 3 million new items added to the collection every year
  • It doesn’t always rain! London actually has less rainfall than Rome, New York or Tokyo
  • The London Underground (also known as the Tube) was built in 1863 and is the world’s oldest underground subway system
  • London’s black cab taxi drivers must memorize 320 different routes, 25,000 streets and 20,000 landmarks in order to become certified as a driver

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