Region:North East England

North East England
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The region of North East England in England
CountryUnited Kingdom
Number of zones648
Maximum PPH648
Last updated2021-01-09

North East England is one of twelve regions in the United Kingdom. It includes the counties of Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Northumberland and a small part of North Yorkshire and has about three million inhabitants.

The largest city is Newcastle upon Tyne. The north east is home to three conurbations: Tyneside, Wearside, and Teesside, as well as three cities: Sunderland and City of Durham. Large towns in the region include Darlington, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, South Shields, Stockton-on-Tees and Washington.

Adjacent regions are Yorkshire & The Humber in the south, North West England in the west and Scotland in the north.

Geographical division[edit]


In the North East England there are ten municipalities with at least one turf zone:

Municipality Zones
County Durham 41
Darlington 6
Gateshead 5
Hartlepool 7
Middlesbrough 53
Newcastle upon Tyne 205
Northumberland 53
Redcar and Cleveland 12
Stockton-on-Tees 38
Tyne and Wear 228


There are 648 turf zones in the region, two of which is counted as World Heritage Sites, two Water zones, three Train station zones, one National park zone, four Monument zones, 28 Holy zones, 24 Bridge zones, three Castle zones and 14 Ruin zones.

Updated: 2021-01-09

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