Coventry city lies in the west midlands of England and is situated on the River Sherbourne. The city was not founded or even named until the middle ages. Coventry is considered the 9th largest city of England which is governed by Coventry City Council. According to the census that was held in 2011, the city had a population of
316,915. It takes only hour to travel from London to Coventry. It has twenty-six twin towns and cities. The most famous church of Coventry was built after 14th century when the church of St. Michael was demolished. The national exhibition center was inaugurated in 1976 between Coventry and Birmingham and that was the major contribution of the key position of the region.
The famous poet known as Philip Larkin was born in Coventry and George Eliot made this city a model for her novel Middlemarch in 1871. Coventry city has remained the center of the famous Two-Tone Musical phenomenon. Renowned bands including The Specials and The Selecter belong to this city. The number one hit song "My Ding a Ling" was recorded at the dance hall of Coventry by Chuck Berry. The city is also the birthplace of Tom Mann. International jass program as well as a wide range of other musical events including Godiva Festival and Jazz Festival were held in Coventry that attracted a lot of visitors. Famous Coventry Godcakes is a regional delicacy. These cakes are still baked and were originated from 14th century. The city has a large number of education institutions but it remains best known for luxurious manufacturers from cars to chocolates (Cadbury). Motor companies fo Coventry have large contributions to the British motor industry. Interestingly, the city has got the designation of the City of Culture in the UK for a certain period. The city has faced a major boost in tourism because it has a lot of memorials and remnants of war. There is a museum which is well-known for its collection of British-made cars, bikes, as well as motorcycles.
Coventry city is very famous for its traditional metallurgical instruments as well as manufacturing industries. The most significant industries in the city are motor vehicles, synthetic fibers, and the aircraft manufacturing industry. During World War II, the city was heavily bombed by Germans and was severely damaged. It was rebuilt later on. A Coventry man known as John was the first person who came up with the finest single work in stained glass in England. These facts indicate that the citizens of Coventry city are full of talents.