North Tyneside

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Borough of North Tyneside
North Tyneside
Shown within Tyne and Wear
Geography
Status:Metropolitan borough
Region:North East England
Ceremonial County:Tyne and Wear
Area:
- Total
Ranked 260th
82.39 km²
Admin. HQ:Wallsend
ONS code:00CK
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 73rd
190,809
2,316 / km²
Ethnicity:98.1% White
Politics
North Tyneside Council
http://www.northtyneside.gov.uk
Leadership:Mayor & Cabinet
Mayor:John Harrison
(Labour)
MPs:Nick Brown, Stephen Byers, Alan Campbell

North Tyneside is a metropolitan borough in the North East of England, part of the Tyne and Wear urban area centred on Newcastle and formerly part of Northumberland.

It is the area east of Newcastle, and north of the River Tyne. Wards include North Shields, Howdon, and Whitley Bay.

Unlike most English districts, its council is led by a directly-elected mayor, currently John Harrison.

The borough was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the county borough of Tynemouth, with the borough of Wallsend, part of the borough of Whitley Bay, the urban district of Longbenton and part of the urban district of Seaton Valley.


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Districts of England - North East England Flag of England
Alnwick - Berwick-upon-Tweed - Blyth Valley - Castle Morpeth - Chester-le-Street - Darlington - Derwentside - Durham - Easington - Gateshead - Hartlepool - Middlesbrough - Newcastle upon Tyne - North Tyneside - Redcar and Cleveland - Sedgefield - South Tyneside - Stockton-on-Tees - Sunderland - Teesdale - Tynedale - Wansbeck - Wear Valley

1974 counties: Cleveland - County Durham - Northumberland - Tyne and Wear

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