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Birmingham ( (listen) BUR-ming-əm) is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. It is the second-largest city, urban area and metropolitan area in England and the United Kingdom, with roughly 1.1 million inhabitants within the city area, 2.9 million inhabitants within the urban area and 3.7 million inhabitants within the metropolitan area and lies within the most populated English district. Birmingham is commonly referred to as the Second city of the United Kingdom.Located in the West Midlands county and region in England, approximately 100 miles (160 km) from Central London, Birmingham, as one of the United Kingdom's major cities, is considered to be the social, cultural, financial, and commercial centre of the Midlands. Distinctively, Birmingham only has small rivers flowing through it, mainly the River Tame and its tributaries River Rea and River Cole – one of the closest main rivers is the Severn, approximately 20 miles (32 km) west of the city centre.
A market town of Warwickshire in the medieval period, Birmingham grew in the 18th-century Midlands Enlightenment and subsequent Industrial Revolution, which saw advances in science, technology, and economic development, producing a series of innovations that laid many of the foundations of modern industrial society. By 1791, it was being hailed as "the first manufacturing town in the world". Birmingham's distinctive economic profile, with thousands of small workshops practising a wide variety of specialised and highly skilled trades, encouraged exceptional levels of creativity and innovation and provided an economic base for prosperity that was to last into the final quarter of the 20th century. The Watt steam engine was invented in Birmingham.The resulting high level of social mobility also fostered a culture of political radicalism which, under leaders from Thomas Attwood to Joseph Chamberlain, was to give it a political influence unparalleled in Britain outside London, and a pivotal role in the development of British democracy. From the summer of 1940 to the spring of 1943, Birmingham was bombed heavily by the German Luftwaffe in what is known as the Birmingham Blitz. The damage done to the city's infrastructure, in addition to a deliberate policy of demolition and new building by planners, led to extensive urban regeneration in subsequent decades.
RT @thugclive: The move from 'decolonise Freshers Week NOW!' to 'here's me in the Telegraph...' is a dance as old as time.
The move from 'decolonise Freshers Week NOW!' to 'here's me in the Telegraph...' is a dance as old as time.
RT @Remel_London: Can someone tell me when the ladies actually arrive please, I left all this Krunk music on the freshers week dance floor…
Can someone tell me when the ladies actually arrive please, I left all this Krunk music on the freshers week dance… t.co/ZNLq3lxemU
Right after I moved to the UK, during Freshers week the pro-life society cornered me to join them and I thought it… t.co/Ga6ChEy3gn
From freshers week to graduation balls, a silent disco is the perfect way to party!We are taking bookings for 20… t.co/89zUAj0vIQ
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