Wast Yorkshire Urban Aurie

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Wast Yorkshire Urban Aurie
WestYorkshireUrbanArea.svg
West Yorkshire Urban Area map
Area370.02 km2 (142.87 sq mi)
Population1,499,465 
• Density4,052/km2 (10,490/sq mi)
OS grid referenceSE455215
Metropolitan coonty
Region
KintraIngland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
PoliceWast Yorkshire
FireWast Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU PairlamentYorkshire an the Humber
Leet o places
UK
Ingland
Yorkshire

The Wast Yorkshire Urban Aurie is a term uised bi the Office for National Statistics (ONS) tae refer tae a conurbation in Wast Yorkshire, Ingland, based aroond the ceeties o Leeds, Bradford an Wakefield, an the lairge toun o Huddersfield. Housomeivver, it excludes touns such as Castleford, Halifax, Pontefract an Wetherby which though pairt o the coonty o Wast Yorkshire are considered independently. There are substantial auries o agricultural land athin the designatit aurie - mair than in ony ither offeecial urban aurie in Ingland - mony o the touns an ceeties are anerlie juist connectit wi ane anither bi narrae ootlyin strips o development.

Urban Subdiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ONS gives the conurbation a population o 1,499,465 (2001 census),[1] which maks it the fowert-maist populous in the UK. The ONS breaks the aurie doun intae the follaein sub-diveesions:[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. National Statistics (2005). "Focus on people and migration: chapter 3 The UK's major urban areas" (PDF). p. 47. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 2006-02-15. Retrieved 2007-10-20.
  2. "West Yorkshire Urban Area". National Statistics Online. 1 November 2005. Retrieved 2009-11-03.

Coordinates: 53°43′N 1°38′W / 53.717°N 1.633°W / 53.717; -1.633