Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: Good Garage Scheme, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry Airport, Diocese of Coventry, BBC Coventry &MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: Good Garage Scheme, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry Airport, Diocese of Coventry, BBC Coventry & Warwickshire, E.ON UK, Coventry Canal, Coventry Four, Mercia, Ofqual, Coventry Telegraph, CV postcode area, Bulls Head Ground, Henley Green, Send to Coventry, Coventry park and ride, Coventry Ordnance Works, Touch FM, University Hospital Coventry, Coventry Castle, Coombe Abbey, Courtaulds Ground, Coventry Mystery Plays, Heart of England Co-operative Society, Belgrade Plaza, Tile Hill Wood, Morris Motors Ground, Coventry, City College Coventry, Little Heath, Coventry, The Butts Ground, Browns Lane plant, Hereward College, Bonds Hospital, The Meriden Hospital, Coombe Country Park, Coventry and Bedworth Urban Area, Bishopsgate Green, Henley College, Toll Bar End.
Excerpt: Coventry ( or ) is a city and metropolitan borough in the county of West Midlands in England. Coventry is the 9th largest city in England and the 11th largest in the United Kingdom. It is also the second largest city in the English Midlands, after Birmingham, with a population of 300,848, although both Leicester and Nottingham have larger urban areas. The population of Coventry has risen to 309,800 as of 2008. Coventry is situated 95 miles (153 km) northwest of London and 19 miles (31 km) east of Birmingham, and is further from the coast than any other city in Britain.
Although harbouring a population of almost a third of a million inhabitants, Coventry is not amongst the English Core Cities Group due to its proximity to Birmingham. Coventry was the worlds first twin city when it formed a twinning relationship with the Russian city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) during World War II.
The relationship developed through ordinary people in Coventry who wanted to show their support for the Soviet Red Army during the Battle of Stalingrad. The city is now also tw...