Stoke-on-Trent is a city and unitary authority, in the Midlands region of the West, England. The city is a federation of six towns, which make up a linear city of almost twelve miles long in a 36-mile area square Next to the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme forms a conurbano, whereas next to the municipality of Newcastle-under-Lyme constitutes the metropolitan zone of The Potteries in North Staffordshire. In 2001, it had a population of 240,636 inhabitants. The city is an autonomous unit, with a directly elected mayor. Famous people best known worldwide born in Stoke-on-Trent :. The musician Lemmy Kilmister, bassist and singer of the legendary band Motörhead. Sir Stanley Matthews, footballer, first gold ball in history. Edward John Smith, captain of the RMS Titanic.
The singer Robbie Williams. Phil "The Power" Taylor, professional dart player of the PDC and 14 times world champion of the specialty, considered the best player of all time. Murdoc Niccals, bassist of the successful virtual band Gorillaz.