Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. It is the second-largest city, urban area and metropolitan area in England and the United Kingdom. Birmingham is commonly referred to as the Second city of the United Kingdom.
Birmingham is rated High Sufficiency by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. High Sufficiency level cities are cities that have a sufficient degree of services so as not to be overly dependent on world cities.
Birmingham has a population of over 1,223,000 people. Birmingham also forms part of the wider Birmingham metropolitan area which has a population of over 3,683,000 people. Birmingham is the #402 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 1.6086 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores per 100,000 city residents.
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