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West Yorkshire (England)

LC control no.n 81006936
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingWest Yorkshire (England)
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Geographic subdivision usageEngland--West Yorkshire
Variant(s)West Yorkshire, Eng.
West Yorkshire
Beginning date1974
Associated countryGreat Britain England
Associated placeLeeds (England) West Riding of Yorkshire (England)
Found inGrt. Brit. Ordnance Survey. West Yorkshire, c1973.
BL had. (West Yorkshire (England))
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm2; 53°42ʹ00ʺN 001°35ʹ00ʺW)
Wikipedia, viewed 14 July 2016 (West Yorkshire; metropolitan county in England; consists of five metropolitan boroughs: City of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, City of Leeds and City of Wakefield; administrative HQ in Leeds; located in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber; West Yorkshire came into existence as a metropolitan county in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972 and corresponds roughly to the core of the historic West Riding of Yorkshire and the county boroughs of Bradford, Dewsbury, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, and Wakefield)
Geographic area codee-uk-en