How old is the City of London?

When was London officially a city?

It constituted most of London from its settlement by the Romans in the 1st century AD to the Middle Ages, but the modern city named London has since grown far beyond the City of London boundary.

City of London
Population (Mid 2016 est.)
• City 9,401 (67th)
Ethnicity (2011)

What is the oldest thing in London?

Ancient History: The Oldest Landmarks in London

  • The London Wall – 2nd / 3rd Century AD.
  • The Tower of London – 1078 AD.
  • Westminster Palace – 1097 AD.
  • Nelson’s Column – 1843.
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