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Information on Wakefield

The City and metropolitan borough of Wakefield is located in England. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
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Wakefield City and metropolitan borough COUNCIL

Wakefield council addressWakefieldCivic centre Wakefield
Town Hall Wood Street

Wakefield WF1 2HQ
United Kingdom

Work+44 0845850650
Phone number of Wakefield council0845850650
International: +44 0845850650
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Official website of Wakefield
Mayor of WakefieldCllr Charles Keith

Demography of Wakefield

Name of Wakefield inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population325 600 inhabitants11 / 12
Population density in Wakefield2 490,5 pop/sq mi (961,6 pop/km²)

Information on Wakefield

Cities twinned with Wakefield
China XiangyangFrance CastresFrance Hénin-Beaumont
Germany HerneGermany Castrop-RauxelGermany Alfeld
Germany AlfeldPoland KoninRussia Belgorod
Russia Belgorod
Namesake of Wakefield
  • Wakefield, Jamaïque
  • Wakefield, Kansas, États-Unis
  • Wakefield, Massachusetts, États-Unis
  • Wakefield, Michigan, États-Unis
  • Wakefield, Nebraska, États-Unis
  • Wakefield, New Hampshire, États-Unis
  • Wakefield, Virginia, États-Unis
  • Wakefield, New Brunswick, Canada
Natural parksWakefield isn't part of a natural park

Toponymy and translation of Wakefield

Arabic: ويكفيلدBulgarian: УейкфийлдGreek: Ουέικφιλντ
Persian: ویکفیلدArmenian: ՈւեյքֆիլդJapanese: ウェークフィールド
Korean: 웨이크필드Lithuanian: VeikfildasLatvian: Veikfīlda
Russian: УэйкфилдSerbian: ВејкфилдTatar: Вейкфилд
Ukrainian: ВейкфілдUrdu: ویکفیلڈYiddish: ווייקפילד
Chinese: 韦克菲尔德  

Transportation modes in Wakefield

Leeds Bradford Airport 14.3 miles
Doncaster Sheffield Airport 24.9 miles
Manchester Airport 39.2 miles

Wakefield territory

Wakefield area130,73 sq mi (338,60 km²)
Wakefield altitude148 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 53.683
Longitude: -1.499
Latitude: 53° 40' 59'' North
Longitude: 1° 29' 56'' West
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

What is Wakefield close to?

Wakefield neighbouring municipalities
DewsburyNeighbouring townsCastleford
Wakefield neighbouring municipalities
Dewsbury 5.7 milesBatley 6.1 milesCastleford 6.3 miles
Leeds 8.3 milesSpenborough 8.4 milesBarnsley 9.1 miles
Pudsey 10.4 milesAberford 11.7 milesBrighouse 12.2 miles
Bradford 12.9 milesHalifax 15.2 milesSelby 18.4 miles
Rotherham 18.4 milesDoncaster 18.8 milesSheffield 20.8 miles
Keighley 21.1 milesHarrogate 21.3 milesAcaster Malbis 21.5 miles
Saddleworth 22.6 milesTintwistle 24.4 milesGlossop 24.9 miles

Distance between Wakefield and other main cities and towns

London : 161 milesBirmingham : 85 milesLeeds : 8 miles closest
Glasgow : 186 milesSheffield : 21 milesBradford : 13 miles
Manchester : 34 milesEdinburgh : 170 milesBristol : 161 miles
Liverpool : 64 milesCardiff : 168 milesCoventry : 88 miles
Wigan : 47 milesDudley : 85 milesNottingham : 53 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Leisure and activities in Wakefield surrounding area

No activities found in town Wakefield