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  Birmingham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Birmingham suffered heavy bomb damage during World War II, and partly as a result of this the city centre was extensively re-developed during the 1950s and 1960s, with many concrete office buildings, ring-roads, and now much-derided pedestrian subways.
Birmingham's transition from an industrial centre to a tourism and services economy is best illustrated by the hosting of the first official summit of the G8 at the International Convention Centre (May 15 to May 17, 1998).
Birmingham's eleven constituencies are represented in the House of Commons by one Conservative, one Liberal Democrat, and 9 Labour MPs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Birmingham   (3972 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Birmingham, city, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The city is equidistant from Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, and London, England's main ports, and near the Black Country iron and coal deposits; it was connected to the Staffordshire mines by the Birmingham Canal in the 18th cent.
Birmingham is Britain's second largest city (in both area and population) and is the center of water, road, and rail transportation in the Midlands.
The Univ. of Birmingham is in the suburb of Edgbaston, as is the Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a Roman Catholic shrine that was formerly the parish house of John Henry Cardinal Newman.
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 Birmingham: birmingham news, hotel birmingham, birmingham alabama hotel
Birmingham is a City and metropolitan borough in the English metropolitan county of the West Midlands.
Around 30% of Birmingham's population is of non-white ethnicity: at the time of the 2001 census, 70.4% of the population was White (including 3.2% Irish-born), 19.5% Asian or Asian British, 6.1% Black or Black British, 0.5% Chinese, and 3.5% of mixed or other ethnic heritage.
Birmingham's canals are compartively shallow artificial channels, while those in Venice are primarily reinforced natural channels between islands of the lagoon on which the city stands.
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 Diocese of Birmingham, England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A diocese in the Church of England Province of Canterbury, covering the north west of the traditional county of Warwickshire (now West Midlands and part of Staffordshire, Warwickshire and north Worcestershire) in England.
The see is in the centre of the City of Birmingham, West Midlands, where the seat of the diocese is located at the Cathedral Church of Saint Philip.
The 18th-century parish church of Saint Philip in Birmingham was elevated to cathedral status in 1905 when the see was founded.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Diocese_of_Birmingham,_England   (136 words)

  
 BBC - Birmingham Sport - England to play India in Birmingham
England are to launch a badminton Test series with India with the inaugural match taking place at the Birmingham Sports Centre on Thursday 26th February.
The 10-strong Indian squad will arrive in England on 25th February 2004 and the National Badminton Centre in Milton Keynes will be their base as they tackle the Swiss Open and then compete in the prestigious All England Badminton Championships at Birmingham's National Indoor Arena.
England's squad is likely to include eight-times National champion Julia Mann from Solihull, new National champion Tracey Hallam from Burton-on-Trent, Olympic bronze medallist Simon Archer from Worcester and Notts pair Anthony Clark and Nathan Robertson.
www.bbc.co.uk /birmingham/sport/2004/02/test-series.shtml   (476 words)

  
 Talk:Birmingham (England) - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Birmingham (Alabama) is more famous in the United States (mostly for historical reasons having to do with the civil rights movement), so I don't think the "world's most famous" rule applies to the one in England.
Consequently I propose to plunge forward and move all content on Birmingham to Birmingham (Midlands) and the restore the disambiguation page to Birmingham.
Anyways, Birmingham (England) seems fine; although it's not strictly within the ANC, I think it's fine.
wikitravel.org /en/Talk:Birmingham_(Midlands)   (508 words)

  
 Birmingham (England) - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Birmingham, in the Midlands, is Britain's second largest city, after London.
Birmingham International Airport [1] (http://www.bhx.co.uk/) (BHX) is a major airport situated about 8 miles south-east of downtown Birmingham, serving the city and the rest of the West Midlands region with domestic, charter and international (mainly European, some North American) flights.
Within two hours driving time of Birmingham are Manchester, Liverpool and London, making it an excellent central base to visit all of the major cities in England.
wikitravel.org /en/Birmingham_(Midlands)   (1350 words)

  
 Birmingham Hotels UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Birmingham is one of the most popular destinations in England and the UK and we have got the widest choice of Birmingham hotels to make sure we have the best Birmingham hotel for you.
The City Inn Birmingham is a beautiful, light, contemporary hotel, situated in stylish Brindleyplace in the heart of Birmingham.
The Comfort Inn, Norfolk, Birmingham is set in beautiful gardens on the A456, within 5 minutes of the city centre, providing easy access to some of the most historic countryside in England.
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 Birmingham England Holiday In - BigWalk.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Birmingham England Hotels - Research Birmingham England Hotels and Read Reviews by Readers
Birmingham rapidly became England’s second city during the 18th century as the steam engine revolutionized the mining industry.
In the West Midlands, central England’s former mining region known as the Black Country, Birmingham lies just to the east of Wales, about a three-hour drive northwest of London, where the Industrial Revolution was born, and where northern England begins.
The relatively young populace attracted by Birmingham’s three universities also supports a number of lively evening venues, and many excellent restaurants have opened in response to the demands of an increasing number of well-heeled visitors from all over the world.
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 England Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Until recently England was generally thought of as a gentle, fabled land freeze-framed sometime in the 1930s, home of the post office, country pub and vicarage.
When To Go Anyone who spends any extended period of time in England will sympathise with the locals' obsession with the weather, although in relative terms the climate is mild and the rainfall is not spectacular.
King of England is an awful job: Harold I copped an arrow through the eye, Edward II was killed by his wife and Edward V murdered by his uncle.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/england   (346 words)

  
 Birmingham, city, England
Birmingham is Britain's second largest city (in both area and population) and is the center of water, road, and rail transportation in the
The Univ. of Birmingham is in the suburb of Edgbaston, as is the Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a Roman Catholic shrine that was formerly the parish house of John Henry Cardinal
TRAVELLER: BIRMINGHAM: 48 HOURS IN: Birmingham; England's second city is a frontrunner in the race to be European Capital of Culture 2008.
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 Birmingham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Birmingham was a small town specializing in metal work during the Middle Ages.
By 1830, Birmingham was sending over one thousand tons of goods every week by canal to London.
In 1833 the London and Birmingham Railway Company appointed Robert Stephenson as chief engineer of the project that would dramatically reduce the cost of transporting these goods.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ITbirmingham.htm   (476 words)

  
 Birmingham - Wikimedia Commons
See also Birmingham, Alabama in the USA, and other places called Birmingham.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England.
The City of Birmingham has a population of 992,100 (2003 estimate); the Birmingham metropolitan area (the West Midlands county) has a population of 2,575,768.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Birmingham   (127 words)

  
 Birmingham Hotels. Hotels near Birmingham - Accommodation UK
All our discount Birmingham hotels are specially selected with guaranteed low internet rates for all our England and UK hotels.
Birmingham's famous Chinese and Balti restaurants are a short walking distance, as are the cultural and civic centres.
The Comfort Inn Birmingham is a red brick built Victorian building dating from 1883 and is centrally located in the heart of Birmingham only a short distance from the railway station.
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 Birmingham hotels, discount, budget and luxury accommodation. England hotels in Birmingham
The City Inn Birmingham is located in Brindley Place, in the heart of the city.
The Comfort Inn Edgbaston, 2 miles from Birmingham city centre is ideal for all your leisure and business needs.
The Comfort Inn Ciy Centre Birmingham is a red-bricked Victorian building, one of the oldest in the city, dating back to 1883.
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 "Birmingham hotels", hotels in Birmingham, England UK
City Inn Birmingham is a beautiful, contemporary hotel, situated in stylish Brindley place in the heart of Birmingham.
Novotel Birmingham Centre is located in the heart of the city, with pubs, clubs and restaurants of Brindley Place on its doorstep.
The Copthorne Hotel is located in Birmingham city centre and is superbly located for all the city has to offer.
www.birmingham-hotels.in-england.co.uk   (371 words)

  
 Birmingham, England Lodging: Directory of Lodging Options in Birmingham, England
Birmingham, about a three-hour drive northwest of London, just east of Wales, is where northern England begins.
During the 18th century, when the steam engine revolutionized the mining industry in Birmingham, the already bleak West Midlands area of England known as the Black Country began to sprawl.
Birmingham’s three universities also have attracted a younger and culturally aware populace who support a number of fine restaurants and lively evening venues.
birmingham.england.lodgingguide.com   (267 words)

  
 THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Birmingham is England's second largest city with a population of around one million.
Until the discovery, in the Middle Ages of coal and iron nearby, Birmingham was a relatively small town.
Birmingham is a diverse city with modern and impressive skyscrapers and fascinating areas rich in history just waiting for the visitor to discover.
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 Tolkien's Birmingham Introduction
Tolkien lived in Birmingham from 1895 to the time he went to Oxford University in 1911.
At the age of 12 his mother died and he was looked after by Father Morgan from the Birmingham Oratory.
Many things during his life in Birmingham were influential on his later writings.
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 Birmingham Conservatoire
Birmingham Conservatoire began life around 1859 as the Birmingham School of Music – initially a department of the Birmingham and Midland Institute, and formally constituted in 1886.
Over the years, Birmingham Conservatoire has grown to become one of the leading music colleges in the UK with strong regional, national and international dimensions.
Thus, Birmingham Conservatoire remains unique in being both part of a university and a national conservatoire in its own right.
www.conservatoire.uce.ac.uk   (217 words)

  
 Birmingham, England Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
This Birmingham, England photographer featured listing has received 267 unique visitors in the past three months.
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This photographer services: Birmingham, England from a local, regional or national office.
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 The Birmingham Post (England): Rugby Union: ENGLAND'S SORRY RECORD.(Sport)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
England have experienced a miserable run of results since Martin Johnson and company won the World Cup in Australia just over 14 months ago.
Here we reflect on England's run of losses that has seen the 2003 world leaders well and truly caught up by the chasing pack.
ENGLAND 13 IRELAND 19 (Twickenham, March 6, 2004): England suffered their first defeat at Twickenham since New Zealand toppled them during the 1999...
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 Birmingham Progressive Synagogue - Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Birmingham Progressive Synagogue is an integral part of the vibrant Jewish Community based in and around Birmingham, England.
As part of the Liberal Judaism movement we seek to maintain Judaism as a living religion, ready and needing to adapt to the world in which we live.
We are located in Central Birmingham, click here for details of how to find us.
www.bps-pro-syn.co.uk   (70 words)

  
 University of Birmingham - Home
Current research from the University of Birmingham contributes to the advancement of knowledge and shapes business and industry.
A diverse and stimulating learning community, Birmingham attracts students across a wide range of disciplines both nationally and internationally.
10/10/05 - More than fifteen years of pioneering work by specialists at the University of Birmingham into the treatment of Lupus will be recoginsed on October 12th, when Birmingham is accredited as the first UK centre of excellence for the treatment of the disease.
www.bham.ac.uk   (272 words)

  
 Birmingham, England Web Design Services - Web Site Design Firms
This Birmingham, England web design service featured listing has received 91 unique visitors in the past three months.
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