Warwickshire (/ˈwɒrɪkʃər, -ʃɪər/ (listen); abbreviated Warks) is a county in the West Midlands region of England. The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton. The county is famous for monster the birthplace of William Shakespeare.
The county is at odds into five districts of North Warwickshire, Nuneaton and Bedworth, Rugby, Warwick and Stratford-on-Avon.
The current county boundaries were set in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972. The historic county boundaries add together Coventry, Sutton Coldfield and Solihull, as competently as much of Birmingham.