Lichfield

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

</td></tr></table> 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

  1. "Lichfield City Council - Statistics".