Wast Yorkshire Urban Aurie

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Wast Yorkshire Urban Aurie
WestYorkshireUrbanArea.svg
West Yorkshire Urban Area map
Aurie  370.02 km2 (142.87 sq mi)
Population 1,499,465 
    - Density  4,052/km2 (10,490/sq mi)
OS grid reference SE455215
Metropolitan coonty Wast Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire an the Humber
Kintra Ingland
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Polis Wast Yorkshire
Fire  
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Pairlament Yorkshire 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 original (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