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Wolverhampton is a city located in England, in the north-west of West Midlands country. This place has a status of the city.

Wolverhampton was included into West Midlands country in 1974 after a series of reforms. Prior to that the city was a part of Staffordshire country. Today the square of this city estimates 69 sq. km; Wolverhampton borders with Staffordshire on north-west, with Walsall on east and with Dudley on south. The population of Wolverhampton reaches 236 thousand of people.
The city is run by the council that consists of 60 deputies, who have been chosen by elections in 20 districts. The latest elections’ results have granted 28 seats to the representatives of the Laborite party.
Wolverhampton is considered one of the most beautiful cities of the Great Britain.

The local university plays a significant role in the life of the city. Even though it was founded just in 1992, the university occupies a good place among institutions of the Great Britain. In order to raise the quality of education in the University of Wolverhampton, two new educational centers were opened here in 1997. These centers are equipped with libraries, audio rooms, video halls, and computer classes. The university pays much attention on the development of modern technologies and tries to use them in educational process to adapt students to conditions of the modern world. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
In the city there are many beautiful historical buildings, a significant part of which was built in the early 20th century. One of the most beautiful architectural masterpieces is the St. Peter’s Collegiate Church. It was built in the 15th century and has been the residence of the bishop for more than 500 years.
Wolverhampton Fans of painting will have an opportunity to visit the Art Gallery, whose opening took place in 1884. Today, the gallery is very popular among fans of pop art. Within its walls, the largest collection of art masterpieces in this style is collected in the country.
One of Wolverhampton's most unusual attractions is the Black Country Living Museum. Its exposition is devoted to the industrial theme. The museum tells visitors about the main innovations that brought industrial revolution to the way of life of people. Among the exhibits of the museum, you can see various industrial accessories. The museum also has a large collection of old photographs. A significant part of the exposition is devoted to environmental problems. Visitors can clearly see how the local landscapes have changed the construction of industrial establishments.
Wolverhampton Another reminder of the industrial revolution is the beautiful Wightwick Manor. It was built in the beginning of the 20th century by one of the most prosperous industrialists of the city, Theodore Mander. The luxurious mansion in the Victorian style has survived to our days in its original form. Now, the ancient building is associated with many interesting legends and terrible stories. In the mansion, it was possible to preserve the settings of previous years as much as possible. Within its walls, there are collections of antique furniture, works of art and possessions that once belonged to the owners of the mansion. Locals believe that the spirit of Theodore Mander dwells in the house even now and carefully monitors the order in it. No less interesting than the old mansion itself, is the surrounding garden. In it you can see beautiful century-old trees, and also interesting landscape ornaments, whose age is also more than one hundred years.
For those who like to walk in picturesque places, it is worth looking into the beautiful rose garden of David Austin. In this magnificent garden, grows dozens of species of roses and other beautiful ornamental plants. In the warm season, peacocks always walk through its territory.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Wolverhampton
♥   Castle 'Dudley Castle Dudley' , 8.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Stourton Castle' , 14.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Quatford Castle' , 20 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bridgnorth Castle' , 20.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Radcliffe Tower' , 21 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Wolverhampton and around
♥   Art museum 'Barber Institute of Fine Arts' Birmingham, 20.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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