Place:North East England, England

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NameNorth East England
TypeRegion
Located inEngland


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North East England is one of the nine regions of England that are classified at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes. It covers Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear, and Teesside, which is partly in North Yorkshire. The largest urban area in the region is Tyneside. The only cities in the North East are Durham, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland. With a population of 280,000 Sunderland is the largest city in the region and 16th largest in the UK. Newcastle has a population of 260,000 and is 18th largest in the UK. Durham's population is 87,000. Other large settlements in the region include Darlington; Gateshead; Hartlepool; Middlesbrough; Redcar; South Shields and Stockton-on-Tees. The region is home to three large conurbations: Teesside, Wearside, and Tyneside, which is the largest of the three and the sixth most populous conurbation in the United Kingdom.

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