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City of Westminster

The City of Westminster is a London borough and a city in its own right, situated to the west of the City of London and north of the River Thames. It was extended in 1965 to include the former Metropolitan Boroughs of St. Marylebone and Paddington in the north. The city contains most of London's West End, and the permanent headquarters of the United Kingdom's government, with the Palace of Westminster, Whitehall, and the Royal Courts of Justice.

City of Westminster
Population:181,286 (2001)
Ethnicity:73% white, 4% black, 3% indian
Formerly:Westminster, Paddington, St Marylebone
Villages:Whitehall, Mayfair, St John's Wood
Neighbours:Brent, Camden, City
Lambeth, Kensington, Wandsworth
Stations:Paddington, Marylebone, Victoria
MPs:Mark Field, Karen Buck
GLA:West Central London

Areas included in the city:

Demographics of Westminster

According to the 2001 census the borough has a population of 181,286. 73% of the population are white, 4% black african and 3% indian. 35% of households are owner-occupiers.

External links

Westminster City Council -