Nottingham is a city located in England’s Midlands in central region. The area of Nottingham is estimated at 74.61km2, with a population of almost 794,008 people according to the latest estimate conducted in 2021.
The city hosts a number of ancestries: British, Irish, Caribbean, Black African, Asian origins and some insignificant minorities. So, Nottingham is almost the only city holding all of these ancestries.
It was named in Old English as “homestead (ham) of Snot’s people”. It is an Anglo-Saxon name; “Snot” is the peson who was a Saxon chieftain governed a region known as “Snotingaham” in Old English: “Inga” means the people of ; “ham” means homestead (the homestead of Snot’s people.
Nottingham is about 128 miles (206 km) far from the north of London, and 45 miles (72km) far from the northeast of Birmingham. Nottingham was known as “Shottingham” by the media; as Nottingham had been the British center of crimes which resulted in less investment in businesses, and university establishments.
In the 11th century, the Castle of Nottingham was built beside the River Trent on a sandstone salience. The Anglo-Saxon region advanced into English precinct of Nottingham where a Town Hall and Courts were constructed.
Nottingham became a city upon a decree issued by Queen Victoria in 1897. Following the industrial revolution, most of Nottingham growth was in progress depending upon the textile manufactures, and Nottingham, in particular, was famous for internationally.