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Leeds metropolitan district is one of five very large metropolitan authorities which make up West Yorkshire and is in the north-east corner of the county.

As well as the city of Leeds, the metropolitan district, created in 1974, is a 213 square mile region including many surrounding towns and villages.

Continuing city expansion has seen Leeds merge itself into some of its nearest neighbours, but there are still many distinct towns and villages within the Leeds district with extensive agricultural areas, particularly to the north-east of the city.

The district population of over 795,000 is about one-third of the total for West Yorkshire and about 13% of the population of the whole of Yorkshire.

Places in the Leeds metropolitan district are:


 Aberford
 Allerton Bywater
 Bardsey
 Barwick in Elmet
 Boston Spa
 Bramham
 Bramhope
 Bramley Leeds district
 Burley
 Calverley
 Carlton Leeds district
 Clifford
 Collingham
 Cottingley Leeds district
 East Ardsley
 East Keswick
 East Rigton
 Garforth
 Guiseley
 Harewood
 Hawksworth Leeds district (near Guiseley)
 Hawksworth Leeds district (near Kirkstall)
 Horsforth
 Kippax
 Kirkstall

 Leeds
 Linton West Yorkshire
 Lofthouse West Yorkshire
 Menston
 Micklefield
 Middleton Leeds district
 Morley
 Otley
 Oulton
 Pool in Wharfedale
 Pudsey
 Rawdon
 Robin Hood
 Rothwell
 Scholes Leeds district
 Swillington
 Thorner
 Thorp Arch
 Thorpe on the Hill
 Tingley
 West Ardsley
 Wetherby
 Woodkirk
 Woodlesford
 Yeadon



We continue to add more villages to our A to Y gazetteer and the above may not yet list all places in Leeds district.
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