, the capital city of United Kingdom, stands on the River Thames and is located southeast of the island of Great Britain. London
covers an area of 1579 square kilometres and according to 2016 statistics, Greater London’s population was estimated to be 8.63 million. London
is a leading global city excelling in the fields of arts, commerce, education, entertainment, Fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism, and transportation. As the world’s largest financial center, London
serves as an attractive destination for international investors and businessmen. The headquarters of important banks like HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and Standard Chartered are located here. The city has the World’s largest city airport. If we look at the cultural distribution of the city, London is often described as a cultural hub. It is home to a wide variety of people from different backgrounds and more than 300 languages are spoken. The host city also has some of the best medicine schools like The Imperial College London, the University College London, The King’s College London, Queen Mary’s University of London and St. George’s University of London. Funds for research are available from Research Councils, National Institutes of Health, European Commission, other UK Government Departments and also from commercial sectors like private companies. In 2016, the idea of a global research hub in London was put forward, to bring over ten thousand scientists and clinical researchers together in order to accelerate advancements in cancer science. The Buckingham Palace, the Warner Bros Studio, the Madame Tussauds wax museum, Westminster Abbey, and the London Eye are important tourist destinations in this city.