West Yorkshire

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West Yorkshire Boroughs:
1 City of Leeds 2 City of Wakefield 3 Kirklees 4 Calderdale 5 City of Bradford
West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in northern England. It covers an area considerably smaller than the former West Riding of Yorkshire. It was created, like other metropolitan counties, in 1974, and originally had an elected metropolitan authority, the West Yorkshire County Council. The County Council, like other metropolitan authorities and the Greater London Council, was abolished in 1986, and the individual boroughs became metropolitan boroughs, responsible for all local authority functions.

Metropolitan Boroughs

LGBT history

The major towns in the county have a variety of LGBT venues and organisations, and a much smaller place, Todmorden in Calderdale, is known as a village with an unusually high lesbian population.