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  2. West Yorkshire - Wikipedia

    West Yorkshire is a ceremonial county in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England. It borders North Yorkshire to the north and east, South Yorkshire and Derbyshire to the south, Greater Manchester to the south-west, and Lancashire to the west. The city of Leeds is the largest settlement.

  3. West Yorkshire | History, Geography, Major Cities, & Map

    West Yorkshire, metropolitan county of northern England, comprising five metropolitan boroughs: Calderdale, Kirklees, and the city of Bradford in the west and the cities of Leeds and Wakefield in the east. From 1974 to 1986 West Yorkshire was an administrative unit.

  4. West Yorkshire - Welcome to Yorkshire

    West Yorkshire Fact Pack. West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in the north of England, with a population of over 2 million people. The county is divided into five districts: Leeds, Bradford, Kirklees, Calderdale, and Wakefield. The River Aire and River Calder both flow through West Yorkshire, and the county is also home to a number of ...

  5. Places to visit in West Yorkshire | VisitEngland

    Places to visit in West Yorkshire. The charming northern county of West Yorkshire promises vibrant cities, industrial heritage towns and pretty Pennine villages in equal doses. There’s no shortage of things to do in West Yorkshire. Drop into cosmopolitan Leeds for museums and galleries and elegant shopping centres, feel the wind in your hair ...

  6. Yorkshire | History, Population, Map, & Facts | Britannica

    Yorkshire, historic county of England, in the north-central part of the country between the Pennines and the North Sea. Yorkshire is England’s largest historical county. Because of its long history, Yorkshire also has a wealth of historic architecture.

  7. West Riding of Yorkshire - Wikipedia

    The West Riding of Yorkshire is one of three historic subdivisions of Yorkshire, England. From 1889 to 1974 the administrative county County of York, West Riding (the area under the control of West Riding County Council), abbreviated County of York (WR), was based closely on the historic boundaries.

  8. Yorkshire - Wikipedia

    The name is familiar and well understood across the United Kingdom and is in common use in the media and the military, [5] and also features in the titles of current areas of civil administration such as North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire .

  9. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in West Yorkshire - Tripadvisor

    Things to Do in West Yorkshire, England: See Tripadvisor's 1,062,265 traveler reviews and photos of West Yorkshire tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in October. We have reviews of the best places to see in West Yorkshire. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

  10. West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England. It was created in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972 [1] and in 2005 covered an area of 2,029 km² and a population of 2.1 million. It is the most built up and biggest urban area in Yorkshire .

  11. West Yorkshire - Visit Heritage

    West Yorkshire. West Yorkshire is full of literature, art and fashion all alongside historic architecture, thriving moorland and a host of cities, all with their own charms. Featuring places like Halifax, Leeds, Bradford and Pontefract, this part of Yorkshire is a real mix of history and heritage. List View. Map View.