The City of Wakefield is a local government district of West Yorkshire, England, with the status of a city and metropolitan borough. Wakefield is the district's administrative centre. The district includes the "Five Towns" of Normanton, Pontefract, Featherstone, Castleford and Knottingley. Other towns include Ossett, Hemsworth, South Kirkby & Moorthorpe and South Elmsall. Wakefield lies between Leeds and Sheffield and is ranked as the 89th largest city in the European Union. In 2010, Wakefield was named as the UK's third 'most musical' City by PRS for Music. In recent years, the economic...
|Country:||United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories|
|Area:||130.7 sq. mi.|
|Time zone:||Greenwich Mean Time Zone|
|Also known as:||City And Borough Of Wakefield, Wakefield|