Wolverhampton is a city which is located in the West Midlands in United Kingdom. The city which rose as a place for flourishing woolen trade later became a mining area during the Industrial Revolution. Production of steel, cars, motorcycles is the major activities in this city. The main economic activity of the people in this city is no divided between engineering based works and the service sector based works.
The University of Wolverhampton is the sole provider of higher education facilities in the city. With more than twenty three thousand students, the university gives wide research and higher education facilities to the students enrolled here.
Football, athletics, cycling, motor sports, horse and grey hound racing, are some of the important sports of the city of Wolverhampton. There are a number of institutes which impart knowledge to the people about these sports.
St. Peter’s Collegiate Church, Wightwick manor, Church of St. John, statue of Prince Albert, the Molineux Hotel, Wolverhampton Central library is some of the notable places to be found in this city of Wolverhampton. The statue of Prince Albert was unveiled by Queen Victoria herself after the death of the Prince.
Transportation in the city is swift and smooth with a number of means of transport facilities available for the people. Wolverhampton Airport, the Midland metro, roads and waterways all make transporting from one place to another easy for the people in this city. Cycling is also another important means of transportation for the people in this city of Wolverhampton.