Talk:Greater London

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edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Greater London:
  • Improve History section
  • Copyedit to give this article clear purpose in relation to the London article
  • Explain how powers and responsibilities are split between CoL, GLA, LA, ALG and London boroughs
  • Improve presentation of data and statistics
  • Extend the article's lead section

Population, etc.[edit]

I'm concerned we may have been conflating the ceremonial county and administrative areas in presentation of statistics. This is what I think we should be using for 2011. I'm putting it here in the hope someone could double check it for me.

Statistic City of London Greater London cc Greater London aa
Area 2.90 km2 1,569 km2 1,572 km2
Population 7,400 8,196,700 8,204,100
Density 2,500 /km2 5,223 /km2 5,218 /km2

The 'administrative area' population and area should be larger than that of the 'ceremonial county', by the amount of the City of London. MRSC (talk) 08:57, 12 January 2014 (UTC)

Infobox[edit]

The infobox has turned into an awful fudge. Really unclear what it is trying to show. Perhaps a bespoke one is needed or some changes to the {{infobox English county}} to accommodate it. MRSC (talk) 14:58, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

Yes. The infobox needs to allow the 'County' heading to be modified. It doesn't make sense having a fixed value when ceremonial countries across the country have additional administrative areas with various names such as 'unitary authority', 'metropolitan county', etc. In this case, we need to add 'Region' too. As for the rest of the infobox, the syntax is messy, but I think it relatively clearly distinguishes the region, administrative area, and ceremonial county. Do you have any other concerns other then the 'County' heading? Rob (talk | contribs) 15:21, 10 July 2014 (UTC)