Yorkshire and the Humber

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Yorkshire and the Humber
Frankreich Irland Isle of Man Schottland Nordirland Wales South West England Greater London West Midlands (Region) South East England East of England East Midlands North East England North West England Yorkshire and the Humbermap
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surface 15,420 km²
Administrative headquarters Leeds
population density
5,316,691 (2012)
345 inhabitants / km²

Yorkshire and The Humber is one of the nine regions of England. Its territory covers most of the traditional Yorkshire county , as well as the northern part of Lincolnshire , which was part of the former county of Humberside .

The region is divided into the following counties, unitary authorities, and metropolitan districts:


The region was originally called Yorkshire and Humberside and consisted of the counties of North Yorkshire , West Yorkshire , South Yorkshire and Humberside . After Humberside was divided, the counties of West and South Yorkshire abolished and York was carved out from North Yorkshire, the present administrative division was created. The old name is still used occasionally today.

See also: Administrative division of England


Compared with the GDP of the EU expressed in purchasing power standards, the region achieved an index of 86 (EU-28 = 100) (2015).

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Individual evidence

  1. Population of England and Wales on June 30, 2012 ( ZIP ; 832 kB)
  2. Eurostat. Retrieved August 22, 2018 .

Coordinates: 53 ° 34 ′  N , 1 ° 12 ′  W