Leeds

Leeds is the largest city in the county of West Yorkshire, England. It has an economy with large tourism, financial and commercial sectors. The river Aire flows through the... Wikipedia

  • Region:  Yorkshire and the Humber
  • County:  West Yorkshire
  • Borough:  City of Leeds
  • Historic county:  Yorkshire, West Riding
  • 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:  James Lewis
  • Chief Executive:  Tom Riordan
  • Area rank:  84th
  • Borough:  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