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Information on the city of Leicester

The city of Leicester is located in England. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the civic centre of Leicester at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the civic centre’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Leicester by City, town and village the 29 April 2021

Leicester civic centre

Address of Leicester civic centreLeicesterCivic centre Leicester
New Walk Centre Welford Place

Leicester LE1 6ZG
United Kingdom

Work+44 0116252700
Civic centre phone number0116252700
International: +44 0116252700
Civic centre fax numberNot available
Civic centre emailLoading...
Leicester, ENG official websiteleicester.gov.uk
Opening hours civic centre  LeicesterMonday to Wednesday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Thursday to Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Leicester mayorSir Peter Soulsby

Demographics of Leicester

Name of Leicester inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants306 600 population18 / 17
Population density in Leicester10 830,5 pop/sq mi (4 181,7 pop/km²)

Leicester administrative numbers

Leicester city codeGB-LCE
Leicester city postcodeLE1 6ZG

Information on the city of Leicester

Cities twinned with Leicester
Bulgaria ХасковоBulgaria HaskovoChina Chongqing
France StrasbourgGermany KrefeldIndia Rajkot
Nicaragua MasayaSlovakia Bratislava
Natural parksLeicester isn't part of a natural park

Toponymy and translation of Leicester

Arabic: لسترAzerbaijani: LesterBelarusian: Горад Лестэр
Bulgarian: ЛестърWelsh: CaerlŷrGreek: Λέστερ
Persian: لسترHebrew: לסטרArmenian: Լեսթեր
Japanese: レスターKorean: 레스터Latin: Leicestria
Lithuanian: LesterisLatvian: LesteraRussian: Лестер
Serbian: ЛестерThai: เลสเตอร์Uighur: Léyséstér
Ukrainian: ЛестерYiddish: לעסטערChinese: 莱斯特

Transportation modes in Leicester

Airport
East Midlands Airport 25.4 km
Royal Air Force Station Cottesmore 34.5 km
Coventry Airport 37.4 km

Leicester territory

Leicester area28,31 sq mi (73,32 km²)
Leicester altitude230 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 52.6342
Longitude: -1.13852
Latitude: 52° 38' 3'' North
Longitude: 1° 8' 19'' West
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

Leicester neighbouring towns and cities

Leicester neighbouring towns
AnsteyBirstallBirstall
BraunstoneNeighbouring townsBirstall
BraunstoneBraunstoneStoughton
Leicester neighbouring towns
Braunstone 4.2 kmBirstall 4.6 kmThurmaston 5.3 km
Leicester Forest East 5.6 kmScraptoft 5.6 kmAnstey 5.7 km
Wanlip 5.8 kmGlen Parva 5.9 kmStoughton 6.1 km
Barkby Thorpe 6.5 kmBarkby 6.5 kmWigston 6.7 km
Groby 6.9 kmKirby Muxloe 7.4 kmRatby 7.4 km
Syston 7.5 kmRothley 7.6 kmEnderby 7.6 km
Blaby 7.8 kmWhetstone 8.1 kmBeeby 8.4 km

Distance between Leicester and other main cities of the country

London : 143 kmBristol : 165 kmBirmingham : 54 km
Leeds : 133 kmGlasgow : 412 kmSheffield : 86 km
Bradford : 135 kmManchester : 118 kmEdinburgh : 392 km
Liverpool : 150 kmCardiff : 190 kmWakefield : 119 km
Coventry : 36 km closestWigan : 141 kmDudley : 65 km
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Hotel offers in Leicester

Leisure and activities in Leicester surrounding area

No activities found in town Leicester