Map of West Midlands
Birmingham is an important historical and cultural centre and the capital of West Midlands. If you are one of the thousands of tourists that visit this city every year, you will find this map of West Midlands a perfect tool for researching your trip. If this your first visit to Birmingham, after you check in at your hotel, you should take your printed version of this map of West Midlands and go explore the wonderful sights the city has to offer. If you want to get to know the rest of the province, you can find an affordable car hire service and, guided by this map of West Midlands you can begin touring the province.
This is a map of the West Midlands, which is a county in the western central region of England. On this map you can find the details of where the roads, streets, landmarks and provincial divides are.
The West Midlands, located in the western central region of England has the county state of metropolitan. It is estimated that there is just over 2.7 million people within the 348 Square Miles of West Midlands.
The county was founded in accordance with the 1972 Local Government Act, the actual passing of the change to county came in 1974. It is made up of sections from Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. The West Midlands is made up of seven other metro boroughs: Coventry City, Solihull, Birmingham City Dudley, Sandwell, The City of Wolverhampton, and Walsall.
The County has often been known as the “West Midlands metro area” and less often known as “The Conurbation of the West Midlands” Although these names can cause confusion as each of the names have different meanings which don’t often coincide with the actual area they are referring to.
The county is landlocked, meaning that there are no borders leading to water, it shares its borders with Warwickshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire.
The County is also one of the most widely urbanised counties within the UK, With Birmingham, Wolverhampton Solihull and Black Country forming the third most populated conurbation in the U.K. Although a large majority of the county is urbanised, there are still some rural areas. An area in the West Midlands, Coventry, is separated from the urban areas by a stretch of green belt that measures roughly 15 miles.