London is the Capital City of England and the United Kingdom with an estimated population of over 8 million inhabitants in the City itself and some 15 million in the wider metropolitan area. Standing on the River Thames, London is in the south east of the country and without argument by far the most affluent area of the UK with reportedly the highest number of multi-millionaires in the world residing there.
Central London is commonly split into two distinct areas, The West End and The City of London, generally split by the A4200 which runs from the North as Southampton Row down to the south where it becomes Kingsway.
London is an incredibly diverse City with over 300 languages spoken and welcomes in excess of 15 million tourists each year, making it Europe’s most visited City. Tourist spend is estimated to be in excess of £15 million and the industry employs nearly 500,000 full time workers in the Capital alone. London has many famous tourist attractions although the most popular are :