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About Wakefield

Wakefield is a cathedral city in West Yorkshire, England located on the River Calder. The city had a population of 109,766 in the 2021 census, up from 99,251 in the 2011 census. The city is the administrative centre of the wider Metropolitan Borough of Wakefield, which had a population of, the most populous district in England. It is part of the West Yorkshire Built-up Area and the Yorkshire and The Humber region.

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