Leeds

Leeds is the largest city in the county of West Yorkshire in Northern England, approximately 170 miles north of central London. Leeds is the cultural, financial and commercial heart... Wikipedia

  • Sovereign state:  United Kingdom
  • Country:  England
  • Region:  Yorkshire and the Humber
  • City region:  Leeds
  • Ceremonial county:  West Yorkshire
  • Metropolitan Borough:  City of Leeds
  • Historic county:  West Riding of Yorkshire
  • Borough charter:  1207
  • Municipal charter:  1626
  • City status:  1893
  • Administrative HQ:  Leeds Civic Hall, Millennium Square
  • Type:  Metropolitan borough
  • Body:  Leeds City Council
  • Leadership:  Leader and cabinet
  • Executive:  Labour
  • Lord Mayor:  Eileen Taylor
  • Council Leader:  Judith Blake
  • Chief Executive:  Tom Riordan
  • Area rank:  84th
  • City:  766,399
  • Rank:  2nd
  • Urban:  1,901,934 (4th)
  • Metro:  2,638,127 (4th)
  • Ethnicity, (2011 census):  85% White, 5.7% Asian or Asian British, 3.5% Black or Black British, 2.7% Mixed Race, 3.1% Other
  • Demonym(s):  Loiner, Leodensian
  • Time zone:  Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
  • Summer (DST):  British Summer Time (UTC+1)
  • Postcode areas:  LS, WF, BD (parts)
  • ISO 3166 code:  GB-LDS
  • GSS code:  E08000035
  • NUTS 3 code:  UKE42
  • ONS code:  00DA
  • OS grid reference:  [ SE296338]
  • Motorways:  M1, M62, M621, A1(M), A58(M), A64(M)
  • Major railway stations:  Leeds (A)
  • International airports:  Leeds Bradford (LBA)
  • GDP:  US$82.98 billion
  • – Per capita:  US$33,355
  • GVA (2015):  £21.3bn (4th) 14.6%
  • – Per capita:  £27,466 (4th) 14.6%
  • Councillors:  99
  • Website:  www.leeds.gov.uk
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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