Tyneside is a conurbation of the urban areas on the north and south banks of the River Tyne in North East England. Centred on Newcastle upon Tyne, it incorporates the surrounding metropolitan boroughs of Gateshead, North Tyneside and South Tyneside. The population of Tyneside as published in the 2011 census was 774,891, making it the eighth most-populous urban area in the United Kingdom.[1] In 2013, the estimated population was 832,469[2] and since then has significantly increased. Tyneside is considered to be the core conurbation of the Tyneside-Wearside metropolitan area.

Location of Tyneside in England
Coordinates: 54°59′15″N 1°27′30″W
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
RegionNorth East
CountyTyne and Wear
Time zoneGMT (UTC)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)