Population: 10.6 Million
London, perhaps best known for Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and Tower Bridge is also a modern and bustling city with a thriving tech startup scene, modern architecture like the London Eye or the Gherkin.
Perhaps nowhere is this focus on technology better seen than with the rapid adoption of the .london TLD. Londoners have taken to .london like crazy, using their local domain to boost their standing amongst their local residents whilst securing their valuable digital property at historic rates.
“Adopting the .London suffix will enable organisations to more closely associate themselves with our great city’s powerful global brand.” – London Mayor Boris Johnson
- Landmarks; Clock Tower (and Big Ben), Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Harrods
- Music and art history
- Big Ben’s chime is in the key of E
- Royal Navy ships entering the Port of London are still required by law to give a barrel of rum to the Constable of the Tower
- In 1945, a flock of birds landed on the minute hand of Big Ben and put the time back by 5 minutes