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Will and Kate are expecting! We love babies almost as much as we love London.

In case you’ve somehow managed to avoid every single news outlet this week, let us fill you in: Prince William and Kate Middleton are expecting a royal baby. (Say it with us: squee!) All this chatter has put us in a London state of mind. Here are a few things we love about the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s hometown:

  • With a population of 12 million, London is the largest city in Europe.
  • Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms (including 78 bathrooms!), and more than 50,000 people visit each year.
  • London was not the first capital of England. That honor goes to the city of Winchester, which had the title from 827 to 1066.
  • London Heathrow Airport is the world’s busiest airport for international passenger traffic, and the third for total traffic.

Thinking about heading to London? Check out our full London Travel Guide. Cheers, mates!

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