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Where is Birmingham?

Birmingham is located in the county of West Midlands, West Midlands, three miles east of the town of Smethwick, 88 miles north-east of Cardiff, and 101 miles north-west of London. Birmingham lies five miles north-east of the Worcestershire border, and was historically in the county of Warwickshire. Birmingham falls within the metropolitan district council of Birmingham. It is in the B2 postcode district. The post town for Birmingham is Birmingham.

Birmingham on a map

Map showing extent of Birmingham as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Birmingham
Map showing location of Birmingham within the UK
Location of Birmingham within the UK

Which county is Birmingham in?

Birmingham is in the ceremonial county of West Midlands, and the historic county of Warwickshire.

Ceremonial CountyWest Midlands
Historic CountyWarwickshire

Where is Birmingham in West Midlands?

Birmingham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Midlands, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of West Midlands.

Map showing location of Birmingham within West Midlands
Location of Birmingham within West Midlands

What is the postcode for Birmingham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Birmingham is B2 4BP.

Where is Birmingham in B2?

Birmingham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the B2 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the B2 postcode district.

Map showing location of Birmingham within B2
Location of Birmingham within B2

What is the post town for Birmingham?

The post town for Birmingham is Birmingham. Birmingham is in the B2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Birmingham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Birmingham?

The centre of Birmingham is located at position 52.47928° latitude and -1.90294° longitude.

Latitude52.47928°
Longitude-1.90294°

What is the easting and northing of Birmingham?

The centre of Birmingham is located at the grid reference easting 406689 and northing 286822 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting406689
Northing286822

What are the nearest towns to Birmingham?

Position of Birmingham relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Birmingham to the centre of the town.

east
3m
Birmingham is 3 miles east of Smethwick
south-east
5m
Birmingham is 5 miles south-east of West Bromwich
east
5m
Birmingham is 5 miles east of Oldbury
east
6m
Birmingham is 6 miles east of Blackheath
east
6m
Birmingham is 6 miles east of Rowley Regis
south-west
7m
Birmingham is 7 miles south-west of Royal Sutton Coldfield
east
7m
Birmingham is 7 miles east of Halesowen
south-east
7m
Birmingham is 7 miles south-east of Wednesbury
north-west
7m
Birmingham is 7 miles north-west of Solihull
south-east
7m
Birmingham is 7 miles south-east of Tipton

What are the nearest cities to Birmingham?

Position of Birmingham relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Birmingham to the centre of the city.

south-east
12m
Birmingham is 12 miles south-east of Wolverhampton
south
14m
Birmingham is 14 miles south of Lichfield
west
17m
Birmingham is 17 miles west of Coventry
north-east
24m
Birmingham is 24 miles north-east of Worcester
west
34m
Birmingham is 34 miles west of Leicester
south-west
36m
Birmingham is 36 miles south-west of Derby
south
39m
Birmingham is 39 miles south of Stoke-on-Trent
north
45m
Birmingham is 45 miles north of Gloucester
north-east
45m
Birmingham is 45 miles north-east of Hereford
south-west
46m
Birmingham is 46 miles south-west of Nottingham

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