Ceety o Lunnon

Nae tae be confused wi Lunnon.
City of London
Ceety an coonty
The Ceety o Lunnon, seen frae the sooth bank o the Thames in September 2015
The Ceety o Lunnon, seen frae the sooth bank o the Thames in September 2015
Banner o City of London
Coat o airms o City of London
Coat o airms
Nickname(s): the Square Mile, the City
Motto(s): Domine Dirige Nos
("O Lord Direct us", motto o City of London Corporation)
Ceety o Lunnon athin Greater Lunnon
Ceety o Lunnon athin Greater Lunnon
Coordinates: 51°30′56″N 0°05′32″W / 51°30′56″N 0°05′32″W / 51.5155; -0.0922
StatusSui generis; ceety an coonty
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Roman dounsetc. 47 AD
Wessex dounset886 AD
 • BoukCity of London Corporation
 • Lord MayorAndrew Parmley
 • Town ClerkJohn Barradell
 • Admeenistrative HQGuildhall
 • London AssemblyUnmesh Desai (Lab) (City and East)
 • Member o PairliamentMark Field (Con) (Cities of London and Westminster)
 • Total (1.12 sq mi)
Heichest elevation21 m (69 ft)
Lawest elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Tot8,072
 • Rank325t (o 326)
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,200/sq mi)
Ethnicity (2011)[2]
 • Percentage
  • % White Breetish
  • % White Erse
  • % White Gypsy or Erse Traveller
  • % Ither White
  • % White & Black Caribbean
  • % White & Black African
  • % White & Asian
  • % Other Mixed
  • % Indie
  • % Pakistani
  • % Bangladeshi
  • % Cheenese
  • % Ither Asie
  • % Black African
  • % Black Caribbean
  • % Ither Black
  • % Arab
  • % Ither
Time zoneGMT (UTC)
 • Simmer (DST)BST (UTC+1)
PostcodesEC, WC, E
ONS code00AA
Aurie code(s)020
Patron sauntSaunt Paul
Polis forceCity of London Police
Transport for London zonesFare zone 1; congestion charge zone

The Ceety o Lunnon (Inglis: City of London) is a sma aurie athin Greater Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick. It is the historic core o Lunnon aroond which the modren conurbation grew an haes held ceety status syne time immemorial. The Ceety’s boondaries hae remained amaist unchynged syne the Middle Ages, an it is nou anerlie a tiny pairt o the metropolis o Lunnon, tho remains a notable pairt o Central Lunnon. It is aften referred tae as the Ceety (aften written on maps as "Ceety") or the Square Mile, as it is juist ower ane square mile (1.12 sq mi/2.90 km2)[3] in aurie. Thir terms are an' a' aften uised as metonyms for the Unitit Kinrick's financial services industry, which haes historically been based here.

In the medieval period, the Ceety wis the full extent o Lunnon. The term Lunnon nou refers tae a muckle lairger conurbation roughly correspondin tae Greater Lunnon, a local govrenment aurie which includes 32 Lunnon boroughs as well as the Ceety o Lunnon. The local authority for the Ceety, the City of London Corporation, is unique in the Unitit Kinrick, an haes some unuisual responsibilities for a local authority in Breetain, sic as bein the polis authority for the Ceety. It an aa haes responsibilities an awnerships ayont the Ceety's boondaries. The Corporation is heidit bi the Lord Mayor o the Ceety o Lunnon, an office separate frae (an muckle aulder than) the Mayor o Lunnon.

  • references


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  2. 2011 Census: Ethnic group, local authorities in England and Wales, Office for National Statistics (2012). See Clessification o ethnicity in the Unitit Kinrick for the full descriptions used in the 2011 Census.
  3. "City of London Resident Population Census 2001" (PDF). Corporation of London. 2005. Retrieved 2009-04-10.  Unkent parameter |month= ignored (help)

Other Languages
Afrikaans: City of London
Ænglisc: Lundenceaster
تۆرکجه: سیتی لندن
беларуская: Сіці (Лондан)
български: Сити (Лондон)
català: La City
čeština: City (Londýn)
Esperanto: City (Londono)
español: City de Londres
فارسی: سیتی لندن
français: Cité de Londres
Bahasa Indonesia: City of London
íslenska: Lundúnaborg
қазақша: Сити
lietuvių: Londono Sitis
latviešu: Londonas Sitija
Bahasa Melayu: Bandar raya London
Nederlands: City of London
norsk nynorsk: City of London
پنجابی: لندن شہر
português: Cidade de Londres
română: City of London
русский: Сити (Лондон)
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: City of London
Simple English: City of London
slovenčina: City of London
српски / srpski: Сити (Лондон)
Türkçe: Londra Şehri
українська: Лондонське Сіті
اردو: لندن شہر
Tiếng Việt: Thành phố Luân Đôn
West-Vlams: City of London
吴语: 伦敦城
中文: 倫敦市
Bân-lâm-gú: Lûn-tun Chhī
粵語: 倫敦市