Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England. It is located on the River Aire and is the urban core of the City of Leeds metropolitan district.
It is the fourth most populous city in England. According to the 2001 UK census the Leeds Urban Area had a population of 443,247 while the metropolitan district, City of Leeds, had a population of 747,939. Leeds is one of England's core cities.
- Leeds has City of Sanctuary status
Urban eco-community Edit
In the Leeds City Region, Communities and Local Government have agreed to pursue separately (from the main eco towns shortlist) the local authorities' proposal for an urban eco-community of similar scale which would pilot eco-town standards. 
- Lilac, Leeds Ecovillage
Leeds has been granted Fair trade City status. List of Fairtrade settlements W
- Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds
Related topics Edit
- Academy for Sustainable Communities, based in Leeds
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