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Black Country
Region
The Black Country in the 1870s
The Black Country in the 1870s
Flag of Black Country
Flag
Etymology: Effects of industry or coal mining
The metropolitan boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall highlighted within the West Midlands metropolitan county
The metropolitan boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall highlighted within the West Midlands metropolitan county
Area
 • Total 138 sq mi (360 km2)
Highest elevation 889 ft (271 m)

The Black Country is a region of the West Midlands in England, west of Birmingham, and commonly refers to all or part of the four Metropolitan Boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton.


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