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North East England
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North East England

North East England is one of the regions of England. The region is also sometimes known by the alternative title, Northumbria. A more detailed look at the history, culture and dialect of the region may be found in the article on Northumbria.

The region is expected to have a referendum on November 4, 2004 about the establishment of an elected regional assembly.

It is divided into the following local government areas:

North East
Admin HQNewcastle
Area
 - Total
8th in England
8,592 kmē
Population
 - Total (2001)
 - Density
9th in England
2,515,479
293/km²
NUTS 1:UKC

  1. Northumberland
  2. Newcastle upon Tyne (Tyne and Wear)
  3. Gateshead (T&W)
  4. North Tyneside (T&W)
  5. South Tyneside (T&W)
  6. Sunderland
  7. County Durham
  8. Darlington
  9. Stockton-on-Tees
  10. Hartlepool
  11. Redcar and Cleveland
  12. Middlesbrough

The region was originally defined as Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Cleveland. Since then, Tyne and Wear County Council has been abolished, Darlington has seceded from County Durham, and Cleveland was split into four.

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Regions of England
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Districts of England - North East 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