23 Facts About Inner London

1. Inner London is officially the wealthiest area in Europe with the most expensive street in Europe, GDP per capita is more than €80,000 [3] while the UK GDP per capita is around €27,000.

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2. Inner London has hosted the Summer Olympics three times: in 1908, 1948, and 2012.

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3. Inner London is one of the major classical and popular music capitals of the world and hosts major music corporations, such as Universal Music Group International and Warner Music Group, as well as countless bands, musicians and industry professionals.

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4. Inner London has frequent river boat services on the Thames known as Thames Clippers.

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5. Inner London has a modern tram network, known as Tramlink, centred on Croydon in South London.

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6. Inner London is the centre of the National Rail network, with 70 per cent of rail journeys starting or ending in London.

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7. Inner London has over 480 overseas banks, more than any other city in the world.

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8. Inner London has some of the highest real estate prices in the world.

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9. Inner London is home to sizeable Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, and Jewish communities.

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10. The Thames is a tidal river, and Inner London is vulnerable to flooding.

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11. Inner London is the seat of the Government of the United Kingdom.

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12. In 2008, Inner London named alongside New York City and Hong Kong as Nylonkong, being hailed as the world's three most influential global cities.

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13. Inner London became the principal North Sea port, with migrants arriving from England and abroad.

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14. Inner London was a centre of England's Jewish population before their expulsion by Edward I in 1290.

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15. At its height in the 2nd century, Roman Inner London had a population of around 60,000.

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16. Inner London Met is ranked the most socially inclusive university in England and has students from 142 nationalities.

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17. Inner London used to be the largest and most influential city in the world.

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18. In 2012 Inner London became the first city to host the modern Olympic Games three times, having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948.

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19. Inner London wants the Ulez expanded to all inner London boroughs, protecting 3 million people, not just the 300,000 covered by the current plan.

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20. Inner London has an acute problem with NO2, possibly the worst in the world.

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21. Inner London is officially the wealthiest area in Europe with the most expensive street in Europe, GDP per capita is more than €80,000 while the UK GDP per capita is around €27,000.

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22. Inner London is smaller than Outer London both in terms of population and area, but the density of population is more than double that of Outer London.

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23. Inner London is the name for the group of London boroughs which form the interior part of Greater London and are surrounded by Outer London.

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