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Tuesday 05 December, 2006

City of London IT

Dividend Declaration

City of London Investment Trust PLC
05 December 2006

HENDERSON GLOBAL INVESTORS

THE CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

5 DECEMBER 2006

                    THE CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

The Board of The City of London Investment Trust plc announces:

(a)        Dividend on the Ordinary Shares

That a second interim dividend of 2.53p per Ordinary Share of 25p, in respect of
the year ending 30 June 2007, be paid on Wednesday 28 February 2007 to holders
registered at the close of business on 26 January 2007.  The Company's shares
will go ex-dividend on 24 January 2007.

(b)        Dividends on the Preference and Preferred Ordinary Stocks

That the dividends for the half year be paid on Wednesday 28 February 2007 at

3.0% on £301,982 Cumulative First Preference Stock
2.1% on £996,151 Non-Cumulative Second Preference Stock
10.0% on £589,672 Non-Cumulative Preferred Ordinary Stock

to holders registered at the close of business on 26 January 2007.

For further information please contact:

Job Curtis
Portfolio Manager
The City of London Investment Trust plc
Telephone: 020 7818 4367

James de Sausmarez
Head of Investment Trusts
Henderson Global Investors
Telephone: 020 7818 3349



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