The Midlands is in the middle in England
between the south of England,
east England, the North Sea
and the north of England as
well as Wales on the
Westside with the Cambrian mountains.
The climate is mild. There are high precipitation, strong hoist and low
differences between the temperature in the summer and the winter, on the day
and at night. The landscape is hilly. In the Midlands the source of the river
is Thames. One of the values of the region is
the fact that revolution in the iron bridge began the industrielle, a city in
1709 were melted iron with the coal, which was used there during as fuel for
heating - this paved the way for the use of the iron and the steel in many
sectors of the industriellen of life. In the former times the region lost much
its industry because of the world-wide recession and too expensive production.
Now it is one of the largest industrial areas in the world. The Midlands is very famous for their industries. In the
counties Yorkshire, are Nottinghamshire and
Derbyshire the largest coal - pits. There is many iron work, a quantity of
steel industry, mechanical engineering nature and cotton - industry. Like that
the Midlands is the
emphasis of the English metallurgy.
In England are two Midlands, which are called west and east inland.
Westmidlands is one of the smallest regions of England. It has a surface of 13000
square kilometers. A large region is used in the west and in the north for
agriculture. The population amounts to approx.. 5 million. 80% of it live in a
city. Many cities have important industries agrakultur of the machines, the
Potterys and the carpets. East inland is not famous as Westmidlands as, but it
is a beautiful region, where many tourists travel, in order to search after
some old churches or other one. It is a region, in which the religion plays a
Cities of the Midlands:
is it an important city, because it is the secondly largest city and an
important metropolis of the industry and culture in the Westmidlands. There
1.014.000 inhabitants live. Birmingham BRUM.
is called by them. It is industrialcenter world-wide
the largest city of Great Britain
to London and
the largest. Industries are steel, mechanical engineering nature, car - production for example vagabond, jewelry and food. The
name of Birmingham
comes from the Famlie De Birmingham. This city was already in the year 1538 an
industry - city.
During the industriellen revolution was Birmingham
the largest industrielle business center of England. The city has many shopping
centres, is the central library, one of the largest libraries, largest
Shakespeare - compilation from the USA with 50.000 volumes in 90
languages and the famous city hall. It is the musical center of Birmingham with one of
the world-best organs and it looks like a Roman elbow.
Oxford is a part of the county Oxfordshire.
The city has approximately 116,600 inhabitants. It is a well-known university
town in Europe. In 912 it was mentioned first
in a letter. 1264, when people began to establish the first
universities. 1355 were there a large controversy between the
inhabitants and the professional men. The second woman university was
established in 1878. Now the city has 40 different universities with some
yards, a chapel, feeding - resounds, to a library and levels. The oldest
university is Merton.
Leicester is in the county
324,400 inhabitants live. It is a modern industry and a business centre. The city location for mechanical engineering natures and textile
industry. In the former times was it roem. City.
From 780 to 896 it was the Hauptquatier bishop. Leicester
received its names from the count von Leicester, the father of the English
parliament was. Today you can see, the last part the
roem to the Jews barrier. City, the pc. Nicolas, the
oldest church and the bell tower, which were established 1866. It is the center
of the city with its large bell tower.
Nottingham is the capital of the county
people live there. Sometimes it is called Queen of the Midlands
because of its many parks. The industrial city has a long tradition. The
industries are chemistry, fabric, machines and carriers. It is important to
pits for coal -. The city was one of the first industrial cities in England.
Nottingham is famous for the legend of Robin Hood, which lived in the Sherwood forest. The city centre
is the largest market in England.
Derby lies in the county Derbyshire.
There 218,000 people live. It is an industrial city with roll - Royce,
porcelain, silk and carriers. 1715 gave it first silks to industry. The first
porzellanindustrie was created in 1751. The city grew very fast because of the
industrialization. Cars were built there since 1902
Now you can see a quantity of shopping centres and cathedral of Derby with the national
park point district.