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Most populous city in Alabama, United States

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Birmingham, Alabama: Most populous city in Alabama, United States
Birmingham is a city in the north central region of the U.S. state of Alabama. With an estimated 2019 population of 209,403, it is the most populous city in Alabama. Birmingham is the seat of Jefferson County, Alabama's most populous and fifth largest county. As of 2018, the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 1,151,801, making it the most populous in Alabama and 49th-most populous in the United States. Birmingham serves as an important regional hub and is associated with the Deep South, Piedmont, and Appalachian regions of the nation.


Baby epaulette shark born in Birmingham [Video]

Baby epaulette shark born in Birmingham

A baby epaulette shark has become the latest breeding success for the NationalSea Life Centre in Birmingham. Nicknamed 'Baby Yoda' by staff after hisfertilised egg was found on May 4, the shark is..

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Former firefighter makes 10th Covid-19 plasma donations [Video]

Former firefighter makes 10th Covid-19 plasma donations

A former firefighter from Birmingham has become the first person in Englandmake 10 donations of convalescent plasma for the fight against Covid-19.

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Endangered guitarfish born in Birmingham [Video]

Endangered guitarfish born in Birmingham

Six critically endangered blackchin guitarfish have been born at the NationalSea Life Centre in Birmingham. The new arrivals are the latest births in asuccessful breeding programme at the centre.

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Birmingham residents banned from mixing as coronavirus cases continue to surge [Video]

Birmingham residents banned from mixing as coronavirus cases continue to surge

Tough new Covid-19 restrictions are being imposed across Birmingham afterinfections rocketed.

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CCTV footage released in hunt for Birmingham knifeman [Video]

CCTV footage released in hunt for Birmingham knifeman

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to as the huntfor a knifeman who killed one person in Birmingham, and injured seven others,continues.

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