London vs. London

A look into what London is ... and what it isn't.

You may have noticed that on our posts here we made a distinction between the City of London and Greater London. When people think of London, they think of a giant megalopolis. And it is. But the City of London is really a small town that is home to 11,000 people. Really.

I'll let CGP Grey, explainer of things extraordinaire, explain it to you.

Did you get that part about how corporations get to vote? Oh, and there's more ...

So there you have it. The City of London, a strange and mighty unusual place that is not what most people think of when they think about London.

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