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Where is Leeds?

Leeds is located in the county of West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, four miles north-east of the town of Morley, 163 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 169 miles north of London. Leeds was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Leeds falls within the metropolitan district council of Leeds. It is in the LS1 postcode district. The post town for Leeds is Leeds.

Leeds on a map

Map showing extent of Leeds as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Leeds
Map showing location of Leeds within the UK
Location of Leeds within the UK

Which county is Leeds in?

Leeds is in the ceremonial county of West Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyWest Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Leeds in West Yorkshire?

Leeds is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Yorkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of West Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Leeds within West Yorkshire
Location of Leeds within West Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Leeds?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Leeds is LS1 3AJ.

Where is Leeds in LS1?

Leeds is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the LS1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the LS1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Leeds within LS1
Location of Leeds within LS1

What is the post town for Leeds?

The post town for Leeds is Leeds. Leeds is in the LS1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Leeds.

What is the latitude and longitude of Leeds?

The centre of Leeds is located at position 53.8007° latitude and -1.55027° longitude.

Latitude53.8007°
Longitude-1.55027°

What is the easting and northing of Leeds?

The centre of Leeds is located at the grid reference easting 429719 and northing 433916 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting429719
Northing433916

What are the nearest towns to Leeds?

Position of Leeds relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Leeds to the centre of the town.

north-east
4m
Leeds is 4 miles north-east of Morley
east
5m
Leeds is 5 miles east of Pudsey
north-west
5m
Leeds is 5 miles north-west of Rothwell
west
7m
Leeds is 7 miles west of Garforth
north-east
7m
Leeds is 7 miles north-east of Batley
south-east
7m
Leeds is 7 miles south-east of Yeadon
north-east
8m
Leeds is 8 miles north-east of Dewsbury
north-east
8m
Leeds is 8 miles north-east of Heckmondwike
south-east
8m
Leeds is 8 miles south-east of Guiseley
north
8m
Leeds is 8 miles north of Ossett

What are the nearest cities to Leeds?

Position of Leeds relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Leeds to the centre of the city.

north
8m
Leeds is 8 miles north of Wakefield
east
8m
Leeds is 8 miles east of Bradford
south-west
22m
Leeds is 22 miles south-west of York
south
23m
Leeds is 23 miles south of Ripon
north
29m
Leeds is 29 miles north of Sheffield
north-east
36m
Leeds is 36 miles north-east of Manchester
north-east
38m
Leeds is 38 miles north-east of Salford
east
47m
Leeds is 47 miles east of Preston
west
50m
Leeds is 50 miles west of Kingston upon Hull
east
54m
Leeds is 54 miles east of Lancaster

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