The Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside is a metropolitan borough in the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear, North East England. It forms a part of the greater Tyneside conurbation. The North Tyneside Council is headquartered at Cobalt Business Park, Wallsend.
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|County||Tyne and Wear|
|Established||1 April 1974|
|• Type||Mayor and Cabinet|
|• Body||North Tyneside Council|
|• MPs||Mary Glindon|
|• Land||31.81 sq mi (82.38 km2)|
| • Estimate |
|207,913 (Ranked 89th)|
|• Density||6,026/sq mi (2,326.5/km2)|
| • Ethnicity |
|95.1% White British |
|Time zone||UTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (British Summer Time)|
North Tyneside is bordered by Newcastle upon Tyne to the west, the North Sea to the east, the River Tyne to the south and Northumberland to the north. Within its bounds are the towns of Wallsend, North Shields, Killingworth and Whitley Bay, which form a continuously built-up area contiguous with Newcastle.