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Croydon is a large town in south London, England, the principal settlement of the London Borough of Croydon. It is located 9.5 miles (15.3 km) south of Charing Cross.
- It is one of the largest commercial districts outside of Central London, bearing one of the largest shopping districts and a developed night-time economy.
- It is identified in the London Plan as one of 11 metropolitan centres in Greater London.
- It has a population of 52,104 in the 2011 census, comprising the Addiscombe, Broad Green and Fairfield wards.