Greenwich is situated just below river Thames in South East London. The area is well known from its leafy Greenwich Park which is former hunting park. It is visited by many tourists as well every day. It offers stunning views over the river and Canary Wharf area. Highly populated Greenwich Peninsula offers accommodations for working families and professionals.
Greenwich is home to Meridian and Royal Observatory. Its other tourist point Cutty Sark and Maritime Museum are located there as well. It is rated one of the prettiest borough of London.
There is a weird tunnel which creeps underneath the river and connects Greenwich with Isle of Dogs. Another interesting fact is that Henry the VIII was born there.
The 2011 UK Census recorded that over 254,000 residents live within the Royal Borough. Recent years local population having increased by over 45,000 people (almost 20%) in the ten years since the 2001 Census.