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London vs. Tokyo

Written by on 4th June 2015
Category: Business travel and relocation

After looking at how London stacked up against New York, we’re now heading to East Asia to see how Japan’s financial behemoth, Tokyo, measures up against the UK capital.

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Now you know a bit more about these illustrious cities, why not take a look at some of the serviced apartments we have to offer in London and Tokyo.

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London:

Founded: 43 AD

Area: 607 mi2

Population: 8.6 million

Population per square mile: 14,168 people per sq. km

Tallest Building: The Shard 306m

Stock Exchange: London Stock Exchange (LSE)

Stock Exchange Founded: 1801

No. Companies Listed: 2,426

Total Market Cap (£B): £4,260 Billion

Hottest month: July 23 °C

Coldest Month: January 2 °C

Wettest Month: November 2.5 in’ of rain

Number of tube stations: 268

Busiest airport: London Heathrow Airport – 73,408,442 passengers in 2014

Average salary: £35,172 (¥6,699,415)

Most valuable sports team: Arsenal – $1.3 Billion

National sport: Football

Serviced apartments on SilverDoor website: 10,233

London serviced apartments 

 

Tokyo:

Founded: 1150

Area: 844.66mi2

Population: 13,282,271

Population per square mile: 15,724 people per sq. km

Tallest building: Toranomon Hills 255.5m

Stock Exchange: Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE)

Stock Exchange Founded: 1878

No. Companies Listed: 2,292

Total Market Cap (£B): £2,683 Billion

Hottest Month: August 26.4 °C

Coldest Month: January 5.2 °C

Wettest Month: September 8.3 in’ of rain

Number of subway stations: 290

Busiest airport: Tokyo Haneda Airport – 72,826,862 passengers in 2014

Average salary:  ¥6,223,092 (£32,724)

Most valuable sports team: Yomiuri Giants – $288 Million

National sport: Sumo

Serviced apartments on SilverDoor website: 554

Tokyo serviced apartments

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