Saturday, November 12, 2016

United Kingdom: Greetings from .... United Kingdom

Fun Facts about United Kingdom:

1) London is one of only two cities above the 50th parallel with a population of more than 5 million. Moscow is the other.

2) Everyday, the British drink 165 million cups of tea, which is over 20 times more than the average American.

3) About 30% of today's Londoners were born outside of the UK.

4) Big Ben does not refer to the famous clock, but actually to the bell. (The tower's official name is the Elizabeth Tower.)

5) The London subway is one of the oldest in the world.

----- :: WalaGemini 2016/11/12 :: -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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