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Finchley N3 name is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It means finches’ clearing. The first mention of the St Mary-at-Finchley Church comes from the 13th century, the same time when the name of the area is also mentioned for the first time.
The Funniest Joke in the World comedy sketch from The Monty Python takes place in Finchley N3.
Singer George Michael was born in the area. Emma Bunton of Spice Girls was also born here. Actress Jennie Stoller is another famous person from Finchley N3.
Finchley is home to people of different cultures. You can find a lot of Polish, Russian, Jewish, Chinese and Romanian people in the area. And, of course, a lot of shops and restaurants.
Finchley has three town centers. Those are North Finchley, East Finchley, and Finchley Church End or Finchley Central. It is a residential suburb in north London.
The area is situated on a plateau 90 meters above sea level.