Islington is located within the county of Greater London and has a population of approximately 69,400.

Most of Islington is governed by Islington London Boro council with the remainder being within the areas of Hackney London Boro council and Camden London Boro council (in order).

Islington is policed by Metropolitan Police Police

The largest Parliamentary Constituency in Islington is Islington South and Finsbury (93.72%) with the remainder being in Islington North (4.60%) and Hackney South and Shoreditch (1.26%).

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Map of Islington