About Birmingham City Map
The city of Birmingham in Alabama is located in the heart of the southeastern region of the United States of America. It is a renowned center, which enjoys significance for a diverse range of subjects like medical research, banking, music, technology, art, engineering, and higher education.
It is a municipal corporation established under the laws of the State of Alabama. Birmingham is in fact the largest city in the state and ranks 13th among the largest southeastern metropolitan areas.
Birmingham City Facts
|Country||USA (United States of America)|
|Total Area||151.9 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||33.5206º N, 86.8025º W|
|Time Zone||CST (UTC−06:00)|
|Museums||Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, Southern Museum of Flight|
|Universities||University of alabama|
Places of Attraction:
The Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Jacksonville Museum of Science and History, Forte Caroline National Memorial, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens that holds a large collection of European and American paintings, Klutho Building, the Old Morocco Temple Building, the Palm and Cycad Arboretum, and the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center are the interesting sites in the city. Jacksonville Beaches, Jacksonville Zoological Gardens, Riverplace Tower, which is the tallest precast, post-tensioned concrete structure in the world are the outdoor attractions of the city. Jacksonville Landing-an enclosed shopping and entertainment center and Pablo Historical Park add to the charm to Jacksonville.
Tourist attractions in Birmingham
Tourist attractions of Birmingham are the City Stages, Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival, Alabama Theater, Southern Heritage Festival, Do Dah Day, The Schaeffer Eye Center Crawfish Boil, Alabama Bound, Birmingham Public Library.
Airports in Birmingham
The Birmingham International Airport acts as the major connection to the areas of Birmingham, Alabama, and Central Alabama. Located in downtown Birmingham in its northeastern direction, this airport is connected with 2 major highways, the I-20 and I-59. The Birmingham International Airport is the largest in Alabama and is also the busiest serving almost 3 million passengers in 2005. Beside the north-south runway lies the interesting Southern Museum of Flight.
Places to visit in Birmingham
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute:
Although this city was built after the Civil War, yet this museum dedicated to this great event in American history captures the journey of Civil rights advocates.
Rickwood Field Park:
This splendid park captures the glory of the golden days of American baseball.
The center is a multi-activity theme park that is capable of entertaining every age group. Science Quest, IMAX Dome Theater, High Cycle, World of Water, Just Mice Size are among its numerous interaction oriented activities.
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame:
As is indicated by its name this hall of fame is dedicated to the various legendary jazz talents that have originated in the state of Alabama.