The first planet settled, Londinium is also the seat of Parliament. It is a Core world and the single largest consumer of manufactured products and foodstuffs in Allied space. It is also the largest producer of Cortex hardware and advanced electronics.
Traffic around the planet is heavily regulated, and vessels cannot approach any highly populated areas without clearance from Orbital Security, Global Airspace Control, and Local Port Administration. Special dispensation is granted to military vessels, and those of certain governmental and corporate officials.
Planetary population is roughly 4.6 billion. The Capital is New Cardiff, other cities of significance are Ceryantes, Sixteen Shells, Cradle, Avalon, Eventide, Harmonia, Calliope, Briarose, Hudson, Elysia, Cornett, Faust, Lullaby Vine, Blackwing, Arynne, and Orphandown.