Birmingham is considered to be Britain's second largest city. Its reputation was forged as a powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution in England, a fact which led to Birmingham being known as "the workshop of the world" or the "city of a thousand trades". Although Birmingham's industrial importance has declined, it has developed into a national commercial centre, being named as the third-best place in the United Kingdom to locate a business.It is also the fourth-most visited city by foreign visitors in the UK.
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