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London, Ontario (City)

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London is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada, along the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor with a metropolitan area population of 432,451. The city proper had a population of 336,539 in the 2001 Canadian census. London is the seat of Middlesex County, at the forks of the non-navigable Thames River, halfway between Toronto and Detroit, United States. London and the surrounding area is collectively known as Southwestern Ontario. The City of London is a single-tier municipality, politically separate from Middlesex County though it remains the official county seat.
London was first settled by Europeans in 1826 and was incorporated as a city on January 1, 1855. Since then, London has grown into the largest Southwestern Ontario municipality and the city has developed a strong focus towards education, health care, tourism, manufacturing, economic leadership and prosperity.
Miscellaneous such as the city council and tourist industry have created projects to replant trees throughout the city. Asteroid Londontario is named for the city. The tallest building in London is the Scotia Tower, formerly known as One London Place, but renamed after having been purchased by ScotiaBank. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace.

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