Lichfield

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City of Lichfield
Lichfield Collage.jpg
From top left: Lichfield Cathedral; Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum; Quonians Lane; Garrick Theatre; Cityscape.
Area14.02 km2 (5.41 sq mi) [1]
Population30,583 
• Density2,181/km2 (5,650/sq mi)
OS grid referenceSK115097
• London110 miles (180 km) NNW
Civil parish
  • Lichfield
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLICHFIELD
Postcode districtWS13 WS14
Dialling code01543
PoliceStaffordshire
FireStaffordshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Staffordshire

Lichfield is a small city in Staffordshire, England.

The first part of the name comes from a nearby Roman-British village called Letocetum. It was captured by the Mercians some time before 669, when it was called Licidfelth. Between 786 and 803, the Christian archbishop in England was here, instead of Canterbury.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lichfield City Council - Statistics".