The City of London is a geographically small city within Greater London. It is the historic core of London around which, along with Southwark and then Westminster, the modern conurbation grew. The City's boundaries have remained almost constant since the Middle Ages, and hence it is now only a tiny part of the much larger London metropolis. It is often referred to as "The City" or "The Square Mile" as it is just over one square mile in area.
Historically the centre of commerce and trade for the whole country it remains the financial centre of London, of the UK and arguably of Europe. It is the traditional headquarters of financial services companies.
City of London Corporation
From the municipal government for the City of London, news about the world's leading international financial and business centre, its Lord Mayor, history, services, and events.
City of London Police
All aspects of policing including crime levels, fraud, community support, recruitment, FAQs and contact details.
Community site for people living and working in the City of London. News, weather, entertainment listings and other information of general interest.
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