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Greenwich England

Longitude 0 0' 0"
Prime Meridian of the World

Latitude 51 28' 38"
North of the Equator

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Founded Greenwich, England 1995

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

It is a pleasure to welcome you to Greenwich, England, where East meets West at the Greenwich Meridian Line (0 longitude) at the Royal Observatory Greenwich.  The home of  Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) from which all World time zones are based.

Why is Greenwich, England so important to the World?

When you meet someone you arrange a time and a place; e.g. "meet me at the Pizza Place at 8pm";

Greenwich, England defines both time and place for the whole world.  All time is measured relative to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and all places have a latitude (their distance North or South of the Equator) and a longitude (their distance East or West of the Greenwich Meridian)

So whether you are flying an aircraft, sailing a ship or just planning to meet up using your GPS remember that is measured from Greenwich, England:

Longitude 0 0' 0"

Latitude 51 28' 38"N (North of the Equator)

Greenwich Websites

PRESS HERE for: Greenwich Mean Time: World Time & Watch Guide

Greenwich Mean Time: GMT is the Universal Time (or UTC) for the World.  Find the time in every Time Zone.  Comprehensive TIME portal with A-Z of watches with fun 'n facts!

PRESS HERE for: GREENWICH MERIDIAN

Greenwich Meridian: Longitude 0 World's Prime Meridian is based on the Royal Observatory Greenwich.  Every map or GPS uses latitude & longitude for reference

PRESS HERE for: GREENWICH ENGLAND Tourism Guide

Greenwich England: World Heritage Site.  A complete  Tourist Guide to one of those special and unique places on earth.  2,000 years of history awaits!

PRESS HERE for: GREENWICH STAR - Astronomy Information

Greenwich Star: Greenwich Observatory is over 325 years old.  Information about eclipses, solstices, equinoxes, major space missions, astronomical events.

Millennium Dome: The World's biggest Dome built on the Meridian Line in Greenwich.  Now branded The O2

Information Portals

MILLENNIUM WHEEL

Millennium Wheel: London's most popular tourist attraction the British airways London Eye.  With the best views of London - book you tickets online.  Packages available for that special day out!

PRESS HERE for: RIVER THAMES

River Thames: London's Royal River flows through a 1,000 years of history from source to Southend, Royal River including Windsor, Hampton Court, Oxford, Henley on Thames, University Boat Race + 3 men in a boat!

PRESS HERE for: ROYAL HISTORY

Royal History: 1,000 years of English monarchs.  Including King Henry VIII & Queen Elizabeth I who were both born in Greenwich. Princess Diana tribute too.

PRESS HERE for: LONDON MARATHON

London Marathon: The World's biggest marathon runs in London every Spring starting in Greenwich Park.  Complete guide to this and every major marathon.

PRESS HERE for: INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS

International Airports: Over a billion travellers pass through the Top 20  World Airports.  An A-Z of every major International Airports including London Airports.

PRESS HERE for: PREMIER LIVE uide to Ennglish Premier League Football (Soccer) Action

Premier Live: English Premier League.  Whether you want to get tickets, or listen on-line to every Premier Football League (soccer) games in England.

Official Guide

Official Guide: Official tourist guide to every country in the World.  Now you can find your tourist or business destination in one-click.

PRESS HERE for: Euro Guide

Euro Help: January 2002 Euro Guide - New currency for Europe.  An online guide to conversion rates and hyperlinks to key sites for every country in Europe.

PRESS HERE for: MEGA TSUNAMI Mega Tsunami: When will this tidal wave strike?

Online Shopping Therapy

PRESS HERE for: GREENWICH SHOP

Greenwich Shop: Quality shopping.  Special gifts.  Top name stores in the USA and UK enable you to shop on-line without those queues, car parks & hassles.

PRESS HERE for: GREENWICH BOOK

Greenwich Book: Comprehensive guide to books relevant to this site.  Buy books on-line now in the USA, UK, Germany, France & Australia.

GREENWICH TRAVEL: Great deals on Hotels & Theatre Tickets

Greenwich Travel: Great deals on hotels in London, England and throughout Europe.  Excellent packages on London's West End theatre packages. 

Greenwich 2000 UK Mirror

 


Greenwich England is where East meets West at the Greenwich Meridian (0 Longitude); World Time is set Greenwich Mean Time. Remember the new millennium started in 2001.

Greenwich lies on the River Thames, a few minutes by rail or tube, or a short river cruise from central London.  If you want to visit Greenwich and information on visiting London, England then see Greenwich England.  There is the famous Cutty Sark to visit and the Royal Naval College.  Just down river is the Thames Barrier which is close to London City Airport

The Royal Observatory at Greenwich is in Greenwich Park along with the National Maritime Museum and the Queens House (on which the White House in Washington DC, USA is based).  For information on astronomy visit Greenwich Star

The London Marathon starts in Greenwich Park every Spring.

Greenwich has a long heritage; it was the birth place of King Henry VIII and his daughters Queen Mary (Bloody Mary) and Queen Elizabeth I (The Virgin Queen).  All the English monarchs can be found at Royal History.

It has seen many famous visitors from Peter the Great through Charles Dickens to Bob Hope.  This and a lot more in Greenwich Past.

For information on all the other places in the world called Greenwich including Greenwich Village, New York City, USA then visit Greenwich Town.

Visit the Greenwich Book Shelf where you can buy titles old and new.

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