Greater London is a ceremonial county of England that makes occurring the majority of the London region. This region forms the administrative boundaries of London and is organised into 33 local doling out districts—the 32 London boroughs and the City of London, which is located within the region but is distance the county. The Greater London Authority, based in Southwark, is liable for strategic local doling out across the region and consists of the Mayor of London and the London Assembly. The City of London Corporation is the principal local authority for the City of London, with a similar role to that of the 32 London borough councils.
Administratively, Greater London was first standard as a sui generis council area under the Greater London Council in the company of 1963 and 1986. The county of Greater London was created on 1 April 1965 through the London Government Act 1963. The area was re-established as a region in 1994. The Greater London Authority was formed in 2000.
The region covers 1,572 km2 (607 sq mi) and had a population of 8,174,000 at the 2011 census. The Greater London Built-up Area is used in some national statistics and is a exploit of the continuous urban Place and includes areas outdoor the administrative region.