West Yorkshire, metropolitan county of northern England, comprising five metropolitan boroughs: Calderdale, Kirklees, and the city of Bradford in the west and the cities of Leeds and Wakefield in the east.
What comes under West Yorkshire?
West Yorkshire consists of five metropolitan boroughs (City of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, City of Leeds and City of Wakefield) and is bordered by the counties of Derbyshire to the south, Greater Manchester to the south-west, Lancashire to the west and north-west, North Yorkshire to the north and east, and South
What area of Yorkshire is Leeds?
551.7 km² Leeds/Area
Is Leeds in Yorkshire and the Humber?
Yorkshire and the Humber is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of ITL for statistical purposes. The population in 2011 was 5,284,000 with its largest settlements being Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Hull, and York.
Is Leeds the 3rd largest city in England?
After London and Birmingham, the third largest city in the United Kingdom is Leeds. It is a city located in the northern county of Yorkshire and is also the largest city in the West Yorkshire.
Is Leeds a city or a town?
Leeds, urban area (from 2011 built-up area), city, and metropolitan borough, metropolitan county of West Yorkshire, historic county of Yorkshire, northern England. It lies along the River Aire about 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Manchester.
Is Leeds a rich city?
According to the latest Barclays UK Prosperity Map, Leeds is the sixth richest city in the UK and the wealthiest in the north of England.
What is the 3rd biggest city in England?
1000 Largest Cities and Towns in the UK by PopulationRankin regionCity/Town11London21Birmingham31Glasgow41Liverpool76 more rows
What is the smallest city in the UK?
St Davids And St Davids is the UKs smallest city with 1,600 inhabitants, having earned its honour in 1995. Most people think they know what a city is - a large, densely-populated, distinct urban area. And a lovely old cathedral is a must.
What do you call a person from Leeds?
Natives of Leeds are known as Loiners and there are several theories as to the origin of the term but nobody can be certain where the word comes from. - Loiner could derive from the name Loidis (in use by the eighth century for the district around modern-day Leeds).
What do you call a Yorkshire accent?
The Yorkshire dialect (also known as Broad Yorkshire, Tyke, Yorkie or Yorkshire English) is a dialect (or continuum of dialects) spoken in the Yorkshire region of Northern England.
How poor is Leeds?
In fact, according to the Index of Multiple Deprivation, Leeds has 105 neighbourhoods in the most deprived 10% nationally and 175,000 people in Leeds are classified as being in absolute poverty – thats almost a quarter of the population.