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South London

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South London is the southern part of London, England, south of the River Thames. The region consists of the boroughs, in whole or in part, of Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, Greenwich, Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Richmond, Southwark, Sutton and Wandsworth.

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South London
London, south of the Thames
South London's emergence was a result of the existence and location of London Bridge
Coordinates: 51.45°N 0.1°W / 51.45; -0.1
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
  Total249.34 sq mi (645.78 km2)
  Density11,000/sq mi (4,400/km2)

South London originally emerged from Southwark,[1] first recorded as Suthriganaweorc,[2][3] meaning 'fort of the men of Surrey'.[2][3] From Southwark, London then extended further down into northern Surrey and western Kent.