- Leicester Urban Area
The Leicester Urban Area is a
conurbationbased around the city of Leicesterin Leicestershire, England. While it has no formal definition as an administrative area, the Office for National Statisticsdoes define a Leicester Urban Area with a population of 441,213 at the time of the 2001 census.
As defined by the Office of National Statistics, the Leicester Urban Area comprises Leicester itself and the surrounding towns and villages of
The urban area is, by the ONS figures, the eleventh largest in England, between the Portsmouth Urban Area and the Bournemouth Urban Area.
* [http://www.statistics.gov.uk/census2001/leicester_urban_area.asp Office for National Statistics: Census 2001]
* [http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_compendia/fom2005/03_FOPM_UrbanAreas.pdf Focus on people and Migration: The UK's Major Urban Areas]
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