Birmingham is the largest city in , and its cultural and economic nucleus. While it's best remembered as the site of protest, bombings, and other racial tumult during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, visitors to the Birmingham of today will find a pleasant green city of ridges, valleys, attractive views, and friendly, hospitable people.
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Founded in 1951, the in Birmingham, Alabama, today has one of the finest… Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

The is a public research university in Birmingham, Alabama. is situated 1½ miles south of Birmingham. Photo: Aves, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Sloss Furnaces is a National Historic Landmark in Birmingham, Alabama in the . is situated 1¼ miles east of Birmingham. Photo: DXR, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an outdoor stadium in the southeastern United States in Birmingham, Alabama, primarily designed to be used as a venue for American football, but occasionally used for other large outdoor events. is situated 2 miles southwest of Birmingham. Photo: USGS, Public domain.

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is located in , a suburb of Birmingham famous as the home of Samford University. Photo: Sweetmoose6, Public domain.

was a company town built around the Mills east of Birmingham, Alabama in . is situated 2 miles east of Birmingham.

, , was the county seat of from 1821 to 1873. is situated 2½ miles southwest of Birmingham.


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