West Midlands Quick Facts & Figures

Map of the West Midlands
West Midlands in England Map – GFDL via wikipedia commons

The West Midlands is located in the Midlands region in England, prominent cities and towns in the area include Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton. The location of the West Midlands makes it a convenient place from which to explore both the West and East Midlands and provides good transport links to both north and south England.

West Midlands has a mix of town and country including Birmingham’s city attractions, charming small towns and villages full of character and open spaces allowing visitors to get away from it all and enjoy the best of the scenic English countryside. Local attractions & places of interest include Aston Hall, Bullring, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Sea Life Centre Birmingham, Dudley Castle and Zoo, Cadbury World and Sutton Park.. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


West Midlands Quick Facts

Population: 2,738,100

Region: Midlands

Area total: 2,945 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 0121 (Birmingham), 024 (Coventry), 01902 (Wolverhampton).

Postcode Area: B (Birmingham), CV (Coventry), WV (Wolverhampton).

Closest Airports: Birmingham Airport and East Midlands Airport.

Local Food: Port Scratchings, Artisan Cheeses and locally brewed beers, ciders and wines.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Birmingham, Dudley, Solihull, Wolverhampton, Stoke, Stafford, Worcester, Stratford-upon-Avon, Coventry, Telford and Shrewsbury.

Famous Attractions: Aston Hall, Bullring, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Sea Life Centre Birmingham, Dudley Castle and Zoo, Cadbury World and Sutton Park.
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