Place:Ashington, Northumberland, England


TypeUrban district
Coordinates55.183°N 1.567°W
Located inNorthumberland, England
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Ashington is a town and civil parish in Northumberland, England with a population of around 27,000; it was once a centre of the coal mining industry. The town is located some north of Newcastle upon Tyne and west of the A189. The south of the town is bordered by the River Wansbeck. The North Sea coast at Newbiggin-by-the-Sea is about from the town centre.

Many inhabitants have a distinctive accent and dialect known as Pitmatic. This varies from the regional dialect known as Geordie.

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