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The Midlands is the central part of England, bordered by Wales, Northern England, Southern England and the North Sea. The Midlands were important in the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries and are split into the West Midlands and East Midlands. The biggest city, Birmingham, is the second-largest in the United Kingdom. Other important cities include Coventry, Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Nottingham, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, and Worcester.
The Midlands region shown in England
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
A 'Metro' cities
B Other 'cities'
|• Total||28,627 km2 (11,053 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||703.6 m (2,308 ft)|
|• Density||380/km2 (980/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (British Summer Time)|
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