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1

Describe the location of London.

South East England on the river Thames

2

What happened in London from the 18th century onwards?

London’s importance as a centre of trade and commerce grew and new manufacturing industries developed

3

Which networks are focused on London?

Road and rail networks

4

Name the UKs two busiest airports.

Heathrow and Gatwick (both in London)

5

What do New York and London have in common?

They are the most important financial centres in the world

6

Name and example of how London is a national and international centre for culture.

The national theatre is in London

7

How do we know London is a national and international centre for education?

Imperial college, UCL and LSE are all in the top 25 universities in the world

8

What was London’s population in 2015?

8.6 million

9

When is London predicted to become a mega city?

2030

10

Why do young people in their twenties and thirties move to London?

They are attracted to more job opportunities, higher pay and the perception of an exciting social life in London

11

In what way does migration have an impact on natural increase in London?

Younger people are more likely to have children. That leads to a higher rate of natural population increase.

12

Why do people migrate to London from overseas?

For employment - both highly skilled professionals and lower skilled employees

13

Name a London borough where the % non-white population is greater than 50%.

Tower hamlets

14

Where is there a large % of black population?

Southwark

15

Where is there a large % of Asian population?

Ealing