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Coat o airms o Leeds
Coat o airms
Motto(s): Pro rege et lege
(Laitin: "For keeng an the law")
Leeds shawn within Wast Yorkshire
Leeds shawn within Wast Yorkshire
Coordinates: 53°47′59″N 1°32′57″W / 53.79972°N 1.54917°W / 53.79972; -1.54917Coordinates: 53°47′59″N 1°32′57″W / 53.79972°N 1.54917°W / 53.79972; -1.54917
Sovereign state  Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra  Ingland
Region Yorkshire an the Humber
Ceety region Leeds
Ceremonial coonty  Wast Yorkshire
Historic coonty Yorkshire
Burgh chairter 1207
Municipal chairter 1626
Ceety status 1893
Admeenistrative HQ Leeds Civic Hall,
Millennium Square
 • Teep Metropolitan burgh
 • Bouk Leeds Ceety Cooncil
 • Leadership Leader an cabinet
 • Executive Labour
 • Leader Judith Blake
 • Laird Mayor Jane Dowson
 • Chief Executive Tom Riordan
 • Ceety 551.7 km2 (213.0 sq mi)
 • Urban 487.8 km2 (188.3 sq mi)
Aurie rank 84t
Heichest elevation[1] 340 m (1,115 ft)
Lawest elevation[2] 10 m (33 ft)
Population (2011 est.)
 • Ceety 781,700
 • Rank 2nt
 • Density 1,361/km2 (3,520/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,901,934 (4t)
 • Urban density 3,645/km2 (9,440/sq mi)
 • Metro 2,638,127 (4t)
 • Ethnicity
(2011 census)[3]
85% White
5.7% Asie or Asie Breetish
3.5% Black or Black Breetish
2.7% Mixed Race
3.1% Ither
Demonym(s) Loiner, Leodensian
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Simmer (DST) Breetish Simmer Time (UTC+1)
Postcode auries LS
WF, BD (pairts)
Diallin codes 0113 (Leeds)
01924 (Wakefield)
01937 (Wetherby)
01943 (Guiseley)
01977 (Pontefract)
ISO 3166 code GB-LDS
GSS code E08000035
NUTS 3 code UKE42
ONS code 00DA
OS grid reference SE296338
Motorweys M1
Major railwey stations Leeds (A)
Internaitional airports Leeds Bradford (LBA)
GDP US$ 82.98 billion[4][5]
– Per capita US$33,355[4]
GVA (2015) £21.3bn (4t) Increase 14.6%
– Per capita £27,466 (4t) Increase 14.6%
Councillors 99
European Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
Wabsteid www.leeds.gov.uk

Leeds is a ceety an metropolitan borough in Wast Yorkshire, Ingland. In 2001 Leeds' main urban subdiveesion haed a population o 443,247, while the entire ceety haed a population o 770,800 (2008 est.). Leeds is the cultural, financial an commercial hert of the Wast Yorkshire Urban Aurie, which at the 2001 census haed a population o 1.5 million, an the Leeds ceety region, an economic aurie wi Leeds at its core, haed a population o 2.9 million. Leeds is the UK's lairgest centre for business, legal, an financial services ootside Lunnon.

Twin touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety haes several twinnin or pairtnership arrangements:

The ceety an aa haes "strang contacts" wi the follaein ceeties "for the purposes o ongoin projects":

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Max (Ceety o Leeds) at SE140445 Hawksworth Moor in extreme wast o destrict.
  2. Min (Ceety o Leeds) at pynts whaur destrict boondary crosses Rivers Aire an Wharfe in extreme east.
  3. National Statistics: Neighbourhood Statistics. "Ethnicity and National Identity in England and Wales 2011". Retrieved 29 April 2015. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Global city GDP 2014". Brookings Institution. Archived frae the oreeginal on 4 June 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2014. 
  5. "Leeds economy". Archived frae the oreeginal on 18 January 2017.