Lichfield is a city in the English county of Staffordshire, about 160 km north-west of London and 25 km north of Birmingham area. The city has (as of 2001) 27,900 inhabitants, is the administrative headquarters of the district of the same name and is close to the River Trent, nestled between hills in the south and east. Lichfield has a long tradition as a bishop's seat. The first New Zealand bishop and later Primate of the Anglican Church in New Zealand, George Augustus Selwyn, Bishop of Lichfield in 1868. Near Lichfield the treasure of Staffordshire to the 7th century BC in 2009, n.. Safe.