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Over the years, Birmingham has become a place where different ethnic groups live. People from all over the world still come to the city and make it their home.
This page contains links to information about some of these different nationalities. You can find out about the history of the different communities and even contribute your own memories for us to share with others.
This page is currently being updated, so we aplogise that many of the links have been temporarily removed.
Afghanistan | Bangladesh | Bosnian | Chinese | Cyprus | Greece | India | Iran | Ireland |
Italy | Jewish | Kurdish| Latin American | Pakistan | Polish | Somali | Sudan| Vietnamese
West Indian |Yemen
Some useful links:
Celebrating Sanctuary- Birmingham and the refugee experience
Books about Birmingham communities
Moving here web site- 200 years of migration to England
Web sites for newly arrived people in Birmingham
People from Afghanistan
Bengali Web Sites
Library Services for the Bangladeshi Community
The Greek Community
A brief history of the Indian CommunityThe Iranian Community
People from Iran
The Italian Community
A Brief History of the Italian Community
A brief history of the Jews in Birmingham
Jewish Web Sites
Information for the Latin American communityThe Pakistani Community
Pakistani Web Sites
A Brief History of the Pakistani Community
The Somali Community
People from Somalia
History of the communityThe Vietnamese Community
The Vietnamese community in Birmingham
The Yemeni Community
Experience of Black people in Birmingham
History of Yemenis in Birmingham
For more information on these countries you could go to the Find-our-Community web site at www.find-our-community.net
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