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Dudley,

metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 186,513), W central England. Dudley's famed iron, coal, and limestone industries began declining c.1870. Other industries include engineering works, steelworks, metallurgy, glass cutting, textiles, and leatherworking. Isolated on an elevated site, Dudley was enlarged in 1966. The ruins of Dudley Castle, around which the area developed in the 13th cent., are surrounded by a park with a zoo. It has education and technical colleges. The Black Country Living Museum depicts the Industrial Revolution.

Dudley

1. a town in W central England, in Dudley unitary authority, West Midlands: wrought-iron industry. Pop.: 194 919 (2001)
2. a unitary authority in W central England, in West Midlands. Pop.: 304 800 (2003 est.). Area: 98 sq. km (38 sq. miles)
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