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Huddersfield (/ˈhʌdərzˌfiːld/, local /ˈhʊdəzˌfiːld/) is a large market town and is the largest settlement in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. It is the 11th largest town in the United Kingdom with a population of 162,949 (2011 census). Halfway between Leeds and Manchester, it lies 190 miles (310 km) north of London, and 10.3 miles (16.6 km) south of Bradford, the nearest city. Huddersfield is near the confluence of the River Colne and the River Holme. Located within the historic county boundaries of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is the largest urban area in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and the administrative centre of the borough. The town is known for its role in the Industrial Revolution, and for being the birthplaces of rugby league, British Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson, and the international film star James Mason. Huddersfield is a town known for sport, home to the rugby league team, Huddersfield Giants, founded in 1895, who play in the European Super League and Football League Championship football team Huddersfield Town F.C., founded in 1908. The town is home to the University of Huddersfield and the sixth form colleges Greenhead College, Kirklees College and Huddersfield New College Huddersfield is a town of Victorian architecture. Huddersfield railway station is a Grade I listed building described by John Betjeman as 'the most splendid station façade in England' second only to St Pancras, London. The station in St George's Square was renovated at a cost of £4 million and subsequently won the Europa Nostra award for European architecture.

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A place in United Kingdom, Huddersfield is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Huddersfield, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Manchester. Add Manchester to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Huddersfield.

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Facts and Stats for Huddersfield*

  • Huddersfield: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Huddersfield for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Huddersfield.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.57 (Low)
    • Attacks 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 96.43 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 17.86 (Very Low)
  • Living in Huddersfield - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 78.31 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.52 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Huddersfield

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Huddersfield

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.51 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 78.17 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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