North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of ITL for statistical purposes.[a] The region covers an area of 8,592 km2 (3,317 square miles) and in 2019 had a recorded population of nearly 2.7 million. There are four counties in the region: County Durham; Tyne and Wear; Northumberland and part of North Yorkshire known as Tees Valley. The largest settlements are Newcastle upon Tyne, Middlesbrough, Sunderland, Gateshead, Darlington and Hartlepool. There are three conurbations in the region: Tyneside (Newcastle upon Tyne’s greater metropolitan area); Wearside (centred on Sunderland); and Teesside (a merger of urban areas in north North Yorkshire and south County Durham). Only three settlements in the region have city status: Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland and Durham.
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London, England: The National Gallery – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

More info about travel to London: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/england/london London’s greatest collection of European paintings is in the National Gallery. From medieval to Renaissance to Impressionist, you can tour the sweeping story of European art without ever crossing the Channel. #RickSteves #RickStevesEurope #London Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe …

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London, England: South Bank Sights – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/IUyQzpMODBI From St. Paul’s Cathedral to the Tate Modern Museum, the Millennium Bridge connects the city of London with the south bank of the Thames, bridging old and new, traditional and modern. More info about travel to London: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/england/london #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #london Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check …

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