West Midlands (Region)
West Midlands is one of nine regions of England and consists of most of the West Midlands.
Administrative center of the region is Birmingham (on subsequent map 7a).
The region consists of the counties
- Staffordshire ( 4)
- Warwickshire (6 )
- Worcestershire ( 8)
The metropolitan county of West Midlands ( 7)
And the unitary authorities
- Herefordshire ( 1)
- Shropshire ( 2)
- Stoke -on-Trent ( 5)
- Telford and Wrekin ( 3)
Expressed in comparison with the EU GDP in purchasing power standards, the West Midlands region reached an index of 105.3 (EU -25: 100 ) (2003 ).