GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT LONDON
Noisy, vibrant and truly multicultural, London is filled with people, ideas and amazing energy. The capital and largest city of England, and of the wider United Kingdom, it is also the largest city in Western Europe. Greater London has an official population of a little over 8 million, but the estimate of between 12 and 14 million people in the greater metropolitan area better reflects its size and importance. Considered one of the world’s leading “global cities”, London remains an international capital of culture, music, education, fashion, politics, finance and trade. Among international tourists, London is the most-visited city in the world.