Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the county of West Midlands in England. It is the second-largest city in the United Kingdom, with a population of 1.145... Wikipedia

  • Sovereign state:  United Kingdom
  • Country:  England
  • Region:  West Midlands
  • Ceremonial county:  West Midlands
  • Historic county:  Warwickshire (historic entirety), Worcestershire and Staffordshire (added during 19th and 20th century expansion)
  • Settlement:  c. 600
  • Seigneurial borough:  1166
  • Municipal borough:  1838
  • City status:  14 January 1889
  • Metropolitan borough:  1 April 1974
  • Administrative HQ:  The Council House, Victoria Square
  • Type:  Metropolitan borough
  • Body:  Birmingham City Council
  • Leadership:  Leader and cabinet
  • Executive:  Labour
  • Leader:  Ian Ward (Lab)
  • Lord Mayor:  Maureen Cornish
  • Chief Executive:  Chris Naylor (Interim)
  • Area rank:  151st
  • City:  1,101,360
  • Rank:  1st, 2nd in England and UK
  • Urban:  2,919,600 (2nd)
  • Metro:  4,300,000 (2nd)
  • Demonym(s):  Brummie
  • Time zone:  Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
  • Summer (DST):  British Summer Time (UTC+1)
  • Postcode:  B
  • Area code(s):  0121
  • ISO 3166 code:  GB-BIR
  • Police:  West Midlands Police
  • Fire and Rescue:  West Midlands Fire Service
  • Ambulance:  West Midlands Ambulance Service
  • OS grid reference:  [ SP066868]
  • Motorways:  A38(M), M5, M6, M6 Toll, M42
  • International airports:  Birmingham (BHX)
  • Major railway stations:  Birmingham New Street (A), Birmingham Moor Street (B), Birmingham Snow Hill (C1), Birmingham International(C1)
  • GDP:  US$ 121.1 billion (2nd)
  • – Per capita:  US$ 31,572
  • Councillors:  120
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo