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Bradford is a city and metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Its residential population is 506,800.

As a metropolitan borough

It is named after its largest settlement, but includes the towns of Keighley, Shipley, Bingley, Ilkley, Haworth, Silsden and Denholme.

Local attractions

The National Media Museum and Alhambra theatre are located within the city.


It has two railway stations; Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square. The former has services to Leeds, Huddersfield, Manchester, and Blackpool, and the latter to Ilkley, Leeds, Skipton, Carlisle, and Morecambe, and both have services to Scotland and the Lake District. It is also well connected with bus services.


City of Bradford website West Yorkshire Metro map