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Cardiff is the capital and largest city in Wales and the eleventh largest city in the United Kingdom. It is Wales' main trading center, the base for most of the national cultural and sports institutions, the Welsh national media and the seat of the National Assembly for Wales. The population of the unitary area for 2016 was estimated at 361 468, while the population of the Cardiff Capital Region was estimated at 1.52 million. Cardiff is a major tourist center and the most popular tourist destination in Wales, with 18.3 million visitors in 2010. In 2011, Cardiff ranked sixth in the world in alternative National Geographic tourist destinations. The city of Cardiff is the county seat of historic county Glamorgan. Cardiff is part of the Eurocities network of Europe's largest cities.