London is a city in southwestern Ontario that is most known for its Universities, its medical research centers and its hospitals. It is a growing city with many of its 350,000 residents being students who attend either Fanshawe College or the University of Western Ontario. Insurance companies, information technology companies and the tourism industry also employ many people that live in London.
London is a city of festivals. Every year, residents and tourists alike enjoy a wide variety of festivals here that celebrate food, music, arts and culture. Some of London's busiest festivals are Pride London, Sunfest, the Home County Folk Festival, the London Rib-fest, Expressions in Chalk Street Painting Festival, World music festival, The International Food Festival and the London Ontario Live Arts Festival. London's museums are also very popular tourist destinations. The Museum London, Museum of Ontario Archaeology and the London Regional Children's Museum are among London's most visited museums.