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Overview London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the largest urban zone in the European Union . London is a leading global city, with strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transport all contributing to its prominence. It is the world's largest financial centre alongside New York City and has the fifth-largest city GDP in the world (and the largest in Europe) London is the seat of the Government of the United Kingdom, which is located around the Palace of Westminster.
Population 11,700 (resident population 2010)
Airport London Heathrow Airport, in Hillingdon, West London, is the busiest airport in the world for international traffic, and is the major hub of the nation's flag carrier, British Airways. London Gatwick Airport, located south of London in West Sussex. Luton Airport to the north of London in Bedfordshire, caters mostly for low-cost short-haul flights. London City Airport, the smallest and most central airport, is focused on business travellers, with a mixture of full service short-haul scheduled flights and considerable business jet traffic London Southend Airport, east of London in Essex, is a smaller, regional airport that mainly caters for low-cost short-haul flights
Climate London has a temperate oceanic climate, Winters are generally chilly to cold with frost usually occurring in the suburbs on average twice a week from November to March. Summers are generally warm and sometimes hot, the heat being boosted by the Urban heat island effect making the centre of London at times 5°C (9°F) warmer than the suburbs and outskirts. Rain generally occurs on around 2 out of 10 summer days. Temperature extremes range from -10C (14F) to 37.9C(100.22F).
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Pros London's largest industry is finance, and its financial exports make it a large contributor to the UK's balance of payments. London has over 480 overseas banks, more than any other city in the world. The City of London is home to the Bank of England, London Stock Exchange, and Lloyd's of London insurance market. Over half of the UK's top 100 listed companies (the FTSE 100) and over 100 of Europe's 500 largest companies are headquartered in central London. Over 70 per cent of the FTSE 100 is located within London's metropolitan area, and 75 per cent of Fortune 500 companies have offices in London. Canary Wharf is a major business and financial centre and is home to some of the UK's tallest buildings. Along with professional services, media companies, like the BBC, are concentrated in London and the media distribution industry is London's second most competitive sector. London is a major retail centre and in 2010 had the highest non-food retail sales of any city in the world, with a total spend of around £64.2 billion. The Port of London is the second-largest in the United Kingdom, handling 45 million tonnes of cargo each year.
Cons London weather is unpredictable, you have to bring with you both sunglasses and umbrella. Traffic congestion often cause delay in traveling. Cost of living is high as everything is paid in pounds. London was named as the dirties EU city capital.
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Tips For those people visiting London with a tight budget, there are low cost hotels, hostels, inns and service apartments. Many are within the city, so transportation are aplenty.
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