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Leeds


Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England in the UK. As of the 2001 census, Leeds had a population of 457,247, with 747,939 people living in the metropolitan area.


Key Facts about Leeds


Here are some facts about Leeds:
  1. Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire in England.

  2. The city is 3rd most populous city in the United Kingdom after London and Birmingham.

  3. Leeds falls within the Leeds- Bradford metropolitian area, which is the 4th most populous metropolitan area in the UK (after the London metropolitan area, the Birmingham metropolitan area, and the Manchester metropolitan area).

  4. Leeds is the second largest center in the UK (after London for business, financial and legal services.

  5. Leeds is well served by road, rail, and air links:

    • Leeds is an important motorway hub. The M1 and M62 intersect to the South of the city, and the A1(M) passes to the East of Leeds. The radial M621 links central Leeds to the M62 and M1, and the Leeds Inner Ring Road has part motorway status.

    • Leeds has an extensive bus service in the city, and a trolleybus network is in the planning stages.

    • New Station Street rail station is one of the busiest stations in England, and provides rail links to the suburbs, as well as to national and domestic destinations.

    • Leeds Bradford International Airport is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) to the Northwest of the city center. The airport provides flights within the UK, and to many international locations.

  6. Leeds has a large student population (over 200,000 students).

  7. Leeds is well-known for its nightlife. The city has a large number of pubs, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants, as well as live music venues.


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Books about Leeds


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Historic England: Leeds: Unique Images from the Archives of Historic England (Historic England Series)

By Paul Chrystal

Amberley Publishing
Paperback (96 pages)

Historic England: Leeds: Unique Images from the Archives of Historic England (Historic England Series)
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This illustrated history portrays one of England’s finest cities. It provides a nostalgic look at Leeds’ past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic sites.The photographs are taken from the Historic England Archive, a unique collection of over 12 million photographs, drawings, plans and documents covering England’s archaeology, architecture, social and local history. Pictures date from the earliest days of photography to the present and cover subjects from Bronze Age burials and medieval churches to cinemas and seaside resorts.Historic England: Leeds shows the city as it once was, from its streets, squares and parks to its mills and factories. The self-proclaimed ‘Capital of the North’ has come a long way since receiving its first charter in 1207. From its early developments during the Industrial Revolution, it became a major area for the production of wool, engineering and printing. Today, with its legal and financial services, it is a prosperous contender with London. Leeds is also a city with a wide variety of entertainment, arts, culture and history, as well as having a thriving university. Leeds truly is one of the country’s greatest cities and this book will help you discover its remarkable history.

Greater Than a Tourist – West Yorkshire Leeds England: 50 Travel Tips from a Local

By Terry W Ngurani

CZYK Publishing
Released: 2017-10-02
Kindle Edition (91 pages)

Greater Than a Tourist – West Yorkshire Leeds England: 50 Travel Tips from a Local
 
Product Description:
Are you excited about planning your next trip?
Do you want to try something new?
Would you like some guidance from a local?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this Greater Than a Tourist book is for you.

West Yorkshire, Leeds – England by Terry W Ngurani offers the inside scoop on Leeds. Most travel books tell you how to sightsee. Although there's nothing wrong with that, as a part of the Greater than a Tourist series, this book will give you tips from someone who lives at your next travel destination. In these pages, you'll discover local advice that will help you throughout your trip.

Travel like a local. Slow down and get to know the people and the culture of a place. By the time you finish this book, you will be eager and prepared to travel to your next destination.

This ebook includes the full text plus bonus content of the book “50 Things to Know about backpacking on a budget: Simple tips and tricks to save you time and money by author Amy Dresser.

Great Britain: A Traveler’s Guide to the Must-See Cities in Great Britain (London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Liverpool, Bath, Manchester, York, Cardiff, Leeds, Great Britain Travel Guide)

By Sam Spector

Released: 2015-08-22
Kindle Edition (60 pages)

Great Britain: A Traveler’s Guide to the Must-See Cities in Great Britain (London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Liverpool, Bath, Manchester, York, Cardiff, Leeds, Great Britain Travel Guide)
 
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Discover the best parts of the must-see cities in Great Britain. Learn the top sights and attractions before you travel with this comprehensive guide.


Read on your PC, Mac, Smart phone, Tablet or Kindle device.

Planning a trip to England, Scotland or Wales? Great choice! If you're considering anything from a short stay to a long trip, Great Britain will provide you with some of the most amazing sights and scenes to be found anywhere. You'll fall in love with Great Britain's diverse landscape, ancient castles and unparalleled culture.

But are you prepared?

To get the most out of your British adventure, you must be well prepared and have some basic knowledge about the country: where to go, what to see and what to do! If you enter Great Britain unprepared and unaware of the many treasures to be discovered and enjoyed, you will not be able to enjoy it to its fullest.

Without the knowledge of exactly what every must-see city has to offer, you will ultimately waste your valuable vacation time planning your next steps instead of discovering exciting, new sights.

In this Great Britain Travel Guide I will give you the best tips and advice that will enable you to get through your British adventure smoothly, and help you to enjoy it to the fullest! I'll provide you with the essential sights and attractions for all of Great Britain's major cities, so that you don't have to waste any of your own time finding out what each city has to offer!

The cities you'll gain access to:


  • London
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Birmingham
  • Liverpool
  • Bath
  • Manchester
  • York
  • Cardiff
  • Leeds


You'll have the most concise, valuable Great Britain Travel Guide – the country’s sights, culture and attractions - at your fingertips every step of the way. So what are you waiting for?

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Yorkshire West Riding: Leeds, Bradford and the North (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England)

By Peter Leach

Yale University Press
Hardcover (800 pages)

Yorkshire West Riding: Leeds, Bradford and the North (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England)
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Covering the northern half of Yorkshire, this volume is full of contrasts, from urbanized Leeds to the tight-knit mill towns and villages pushing into the Pennines.

Leeds Shopping Guide 2018: Best Rated Stores in Leeds, England - Stores Recommended for Visitors, (Shopping Guide 2018)

By George I Gordon

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (40 pages)

Leeds Shopping Guide 2018: Best Rated Stores in Leeds, England - Stores Recommended for Visitors, (Shopping Guide 2018)
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The stores found in this shopping guide are the most positively reviewed and recommended by locals and travelers. Antiques, Arts & Crafts, Baby Gear & Furniture, Bookstores, Candle Stores, Cards & Stationery, Children's Clothing, Comic Books, Convenience Stores, Cosmetics & Beauty Supply, Department Stores, Discount Store, Drugstores, Electronics, Fashion, Flea Markets, Flowers & Gifts, Formal Wear, Furniture Stores, Gift Shops, Gold Buyers, Grocery, Guitar Stores, Hair Salons, Hats, Health Markets, Hobby Shops, Home Decor, Jewelry, Kitchen & Bath, Leather Goods, Lighting Stores, Lingerie, Mags, Men's Clothing, Music & DVDs, Outdoor Furniture Stores, Outdoor Gear, Outlet Stores, Personal Shopping, Rugs, Shoe Stores, Shopping Centers, Skate Shops, Skin Care, Souvenir Shops, Sporting Goods, Sports Wear, Swimwear, Thrift Stores, Toy Stores and many more options to visit and enjoy your stay.


 
 
 

 
 
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