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history, diversity, influence

With a population of 9 million and a 2,000-year history, London is one of the most influential and culturally diverse cities in the world. London is also the home of the British Library, which holds over 170 million items, including early original religious manuscripts, an archive of sounds recorded over 100 years, and the Magna Carta. 

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