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Information about Leicester

The city of Leicester is located in the state of England. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Leicester City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’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’s Administration

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
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Leicester ENG official
Monday to Wednesday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Thursday to Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Leicester mayorSir Peter Soulsby

Leicester town demography

Name of Leicester town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants306 600 population18 / 17
Leicester town population density10 830,5 pop/sq mi (4 181,7 pop/km²)

Leicester town administrative number

Leicester town codeGB-LCE
Leicester town postcodeLE1 6ZG

Information about Leicester

Cities twinned with Leicester
Bulgaria HaskovoBulgaria ХасковоChina Chongqing
France StrasbourgGermany KrefeldIndia Rajkot
Nicaragua MasayaSlovakia Bratislava
Natural parkLeicester isn't a part of any natural park

Toponymy and translation of Leicester town

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

Transport modes in Leicester

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

Leicester town territory

Leicester town area28,31 sq mi (73,32 km²)
Leicester town 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 town’s neighbouring towns

Leicester neighbouring towns
BraunstoneNeighbouring townsBirstall
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 country’s main cities

London : 143 kmBirmingham : 54 kmLeeds : 133 km
Glasgow : 412 kmSheffield : 86 kmBradford : 135 km
Manchester : 118 kmEdinburgh : 392 kmLiverpool : 150 km
Bristol : 165 kmCardiff : 190 kmWakefield : 119 km
Coventry : 36 km closestWigan : 141 kmDudley : 65 km

Leicester town’s weather

Leicester town’s weather forecast

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