2nd largest and most populous city of UK (Birmingham)
Birmingham is one of the most beautiful cities of England, with the population of approximately 092,330 and the average increase rate of 80,000 per ten years. In 1100s Birmingham stepped in as an emerging town with small businesses and market places. As the time passed giving birth to advance technology Birmingham grew as a superior industrialized revolution. Advancement in Science, Culture, and Information technology took Birmingham to a freeway where there was no speed limit. The Capital of all the cultural cities in the UK Birmingham is the only one who give birth too many innovative and creative personalities like Alexander Parks, Nigel Mansell, John Wyatt, Henry Clay and Joseph Priestley. The first cinema was opened in Birmingham in 1930s. Birmingham is known as the cleanest city ever in the UK. With more than 6 million trees Birmingham also has unbelievable numbers of parks and open spaces (more than 571 parks). By means of education Birmingham has 3 universities and 400 schools running.
Birmingham is a city in the West Midlands region of England country in the United Kingdom. According to the estimation of 2013 Birmingham is the most populous city in UK with 1,092,330 residents after the London. London is first largest populous city of UK. Population of Birmingham has increased between the 2001 and 2011 with 88,400 residents and it was greater than that of any other UK local city.
During the medieval periods this city didn’t had a very large sized market town, but in the 18th century this city grew to international prominence at the heart of the subsequent Industrial Revolution and Midlands Enlightenment, which took the town at the front of worldwide advancement in economic, technology and science development, producing a series of new thing and innovations that laid many of the foundations of modern science and technology and industrial society. It was being considered as “the first town for manufacturing in the world”. Different profile of Birmingham economy, with thousands of small workshops practicing a broad classification of highly and specialized skilled trades, encouraged the distant levels of innovation and creativity and provided a resilient and diverse economic base for industrial prosperity/development that was to end up/finished into the final years of the 20th century due to some political interference which said that this city should be out of London.
Government of Birmingham
Birmingham City Council is the largest neighborhood specialist in Europe with 120 councilors speaking to 40 wards. Its central command are at the Council House in Victoria Square. Starting at 2017, the board hosts a Labor Gathering dominant part and was driven by John Clancy, supplanting the past Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition at the May 2012 decisions, until Clancy’s acquiescence on 11 September 2017. The respect and poise of a Lord Mayoralty was given on Birmingham by Letters Patent on 3 June 1896. Birmingham’s ten parliamentary voting public are spoken to in the House of Commons starting at 2017 by one Conservative and nine Labor MPs. In the European Parliament the city frames some portion of the West Midlands European Parliament voting demographic, which chooses six Members of the European Parliament.
Birmingham was initially part of Warwickshire, yet extended in the late nineteenth and mid twentieth hundreds of years, engrossing parts of Worcestershire toward the south and Staffordshire toward the north and west. The city ingested Sutton Coldfield in 1974 and turned into a metropolitan ward in the new West Midlands district. Until 1986, the West Midlands County Council was situated in Birmingham City Center. Since 2011, Birmingham has framed piece of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership alongside neighboring experts Bromsgrove, Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, Redditch, Solihull, Tamworth, Wyre Forest. A best level government body, the West Midlands Combined Authority, was framed in April 2016. The WMCA holds lapsed powers in transport, advancement arranging, and monetary development. The expert is represented by a straightforwardly chosen Mayor, like the Mayor of London.
Christianity is the biggest religion inside Birmingham, with 46.1% of occupants recognizing as Christians in the 2011 Census. The city’s religious profile is profoundly differing, be that as it may: outside London, Birmingham has the United Kingdom’s biggest Muslim, Sikh and Buddhist people group; its second biggest Hindu people group; and its seventh biggest Jewish community. Between the 2001 and 2011 censuses, the extent of Christians in Birmingham diminished from 59.1% to 46.1%, while the extent of Muslims expanded from 14.3% to 21.8% and the extent of individuals with no religious association expanded from 12.4% to 19.3%. Every other religion remained proportionately similar.
St Philip’s Cathedral was redesigned from chapel status when the Anglican Diocese of Birmingham was made in 1905. There are two different houses of prayer: St Chad’s, seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham and the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and St Andrew. The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Midlands is likewise based at Birmingham, with a house of God under development. The first area church of Birmingham, St Martin in the Bull Ring, is Grade II* recorded. A short separation from Five Ways the Birmingham Oratory was finished in 1910 on the site of Cardinal Newman’s unique establishment. The most established surviving synagogue in Birmingham is the 1825 Greek Revival Severn Street Synagogue, now a Freemasons’ Lodge corridor. It was supplanted in 1856 by the Grade II* recorded Singers Hill Synagogue. Birmingham Central Mosque, one of the biggest in Europe, was developed in the 1960s.
Today the service sector is dominating the economy of Birmingham. The city is one of the major international commercial Centers and one very important thing about this city is that the World Cities Research and Network Globalization ranked this city as a beta−world city and a conference hub, an events, important transport and retail. According to 2012 estimation with a GDP of $114.3bn this is the second largest metropolitan economy in the United Kingdom and its six universities including Aston University, Newman University, University of Birmingham, University College Birmingham and Birmingham City University make it the largest City Centre of higher education level in the country of UK. Major cultural institutions of Birmingham including the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Library of Birmingham and the Birmingham Royal Ballet enjoy international reputations, and this city has and influential vibrant grassroots literary, art, music, and culinary scenes. Birmingham palace is very beautiful and unique part of this city.
Some facts about Birmingham
‘Brummies’ is the name which is given to the People of Birmingham, and the term of this name is come from the nickname of city which is ‘Brum’. Brummie has a distinctive accent, culture and dialect. Christianity is the religion which is most abundant in Birmingham. If we discuss about the environment of this beautiful city of UK there are 571 parks within Birmingham including Hands worth Park, Lickey Hills Country Park and Kings Heath Park etc. Art Gallery and Birmingham Museum are very famous among the people of UK. Most famous games of this city include skateboarding, boxing, stock-car racing, hockey, speedway and greyhound racing. Bird’s Custard, Typhoo tea, HP Sauce and Cadbury’s chocolate are the most popular dishes and food of this city. You can travel by buses, cars and railcars. Birmingham Airport also provides you easiness to go out of Birmingham. Birmingham weather has less extreme conditions as compared with other cities of England.