Birmingham Quick Facts & Figures

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The city of Birmingham located in the West Midlands geographically close to the centre of England. The city was known as the ‘city of 1,000 trades’ in reference to the thriving manufacturing industry that was based here. Birmingham is the second most populous city in the UK after London. Once a market town, the city came to prominence during the industrial revolution where it became a pioneer in manufacturing and technologies. Birmingham is a large, diverse city with locals known as Brummies. Birmingham is well known for the Bullring shopping centre and is a leading UK city for the arts and culture, whilst the geographical location of the city makes it a convenient place to visit from both the North and South of the UK.

Birmingham Quick Facts

Population: 1.03 Million

Region: West Midlands

Area total: 267.67 sq km

Languages: English

Demonym: Brummie

Dialling Code: 0121

Postcode Area B

Airports: Birmingham International and East Midlands Airport.

Football Clubs: Aston Villa and Birmingham City.

Local Food: fish and chips, Cadbury’s chocolate & a wide choice of world foods.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Coventry, Derby, Leicester and Wolverhampton.

Famous Attractions: Aston Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Thinktank, Cadbury’s World, Sea Life Centre, Weoley Castle , Bullring.

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