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Wolverhampton

(wo͝ol`vərhămp'tən), city and metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 263,501), W central England, in the Black CountryBlack Country,
highly industrialized region, historically mostly in Staffordshire but partly in Worcestershire and Warwickshire, W central England. It includes Dudley, Rowley Regis (see Warley), Tipton, Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, and Wolverhampton.
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. Wolverhampton is highly industrialized; products include automobiles, hardware, rayon, tires, and chemicals. St. Peter's Church in the city dates mostly from the 13th and 15th cent. Its grammar school was established in 1512. Teacher-training institutions and a technical school are also there.

Wolverhampton

1. a city in W central England, in Wolverhampton unitary authority, West Midlands: iron and steel foundries; university (1992). Pop.: 251 462 (2001)
2. a unitary authority in W central England, in the West Midlands. Pop.: 238 900 (2003 est.). Area: 69 sq. km (27 sq. miles)
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