Newcastle upon Tyne

city in Tyne and Wear, England

Newcastle upon Tyne is a city in north-east England. About 250,000 people live in the city, though more live in the area around it.

A montage of Newcastle.
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Newcastle upon Tyne is called Newcastle for short. It is famous for its big bridge called the Tyne Bridge.

The local dialect and accent is called the Geordie dialect. People from Newcastle are also called Geordies. Pronunciation of "alright" is "alreet", "town" is "toon" and "house" is "hoos".