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City of Leeds

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This article discusses the metropolitan borough and district named the City of Leeds. For information on the city itself, see Leeds, the district's principal settlement, from which it takes its name.
City of Leeds
Leeds
Geography
Status:Unitary, City (1893)
Region:Yorkshire and the Humber
Ceremonial County:West Yorkshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 90th
551.72 km²
Admin. HQ:Leeds
ONS code:00DA
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 2nd
715,235
1,296 / km²
Ethnicity:91.8% White
4.5% S.Asian
1.4% Afro-Carib.
Politics
Leeds City Council
http://www.leeds.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Liberal Democrats + Conservative + Green
MPs:John Battle, Hilary Benn, Colin Burgon, Colin Challen, Fabian Hamilton, George Mudie, Greg Mulholland, Paul Truswell

The City of Leeds is a metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire in northern England, stretching from Otley in the north, on the border with North Yorkshire, to the border with the district of Wakefield in the south, and from Pudsey on the border with the district of the City of Bradford in the west, to Garforth and Wetherby in the east. It is named after its major settlement, Leeds, which is also the administrative seat. To the south and west, the borders of the district cover mostly urban and suburban areas. To the east and north, the district includes much countryside and many other towns and villages which have little in common with the city itself.

Places within the district

Other areas within the Leeds Metropolitan boundary include:

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Districts of England - Yorkshire and the Humber Flag of England
Barnsley | Bradford | Calderdale | Craven | Doncaster | East Riding of Yorkshire | Hambleton | Harrogate | Hull | Kirklees | Leeds | North Lincolnshire | North East Lincolnshire | Richmondshire | Rotherham | Ryedale | Scarborough | Selby | Sheffield | Wakefield | York
Administrative counties with multiple districts: North Yorkshire - South Yorkshire - West Yorkshire

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