area of the West Midlands in England
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.
The Black Country in the 1870s
|Etymology: Effects of industry or coal mining|
|• Total||138 sq mi (360 km2)|
|Highest elevation||889 ft (271 m)|