London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. London is considered to be one of the world's most important global cities and has been termed the world's most powerful, most desirable, most influential, most visited, most expensive, innovative, sustainable, most investment friendly, and most popular for work city in the world.
London exerts a considerable impact upon the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transportation.
London ranks 26 out of 300 major cities for economic performance. It has a population of around 8.9 million and accounts for 13.4% of the UK population.