The Bradford-Leeds area is England's 4th largest metropolitan area. It has a large number of recent immigrants, and approximately 19% of the population are from ethnic minority groups, particularly from Pakistan. Asian immigrants' restaurants have led to the city being dubbed "the curry capital of Europe".
It is home to the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television.
Bradford was the birthplace of the writers J. B. Priestley and John Braine and the composer Frederick Delius. Priestley is commemorated by a statue in the city. Wm Morrison Supermarkets also originated in Bradford. It is also the birthplace of the rock band Terrorvision and Richard Whiteley, the host of Countdown.
Bradford is located at 53°45'00" North, 01°50'00" West (53.7500, -1.8333)1.