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City of Bradford
Bradford shown within England
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Ceremonial county||West Yorkshire|
|City of Bradford Met. District created||1974|
|• Type||Metropolitan borough, City|
|• Governing body||City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council|
|• Lord Mayor||Cllr Naveeda Ikram (L)|
|• Deputy Lord Mayor||Cllr Valerie Slater (L)|
|• Chief Executive||Tony Reeves|
Philip Davies (C)|
Kris Hopkins (C)
Gerry Sutcliffe (L)
David Ward (LD)
George Galloway (R)
|• Total||143 sq mi (370 km2)|
|• Total||493,100 (Ranked 4th)|
|• Density||3,341/sq mi (1,290/km2)|
Bradford is a major city in West Yorkshire, England. The city has a population of about 500,000 people. Bradford grew due to its excellence in the textile trades of nineteenth century England. Bradford is home to Bradford City Football Club who became the first English football club to win the current FA Cup trophy in 1911.
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