South Shields

town in northern England

South Shields is a town in Tyne and Wear. It used to be a part of County Durham. It is at the mouth of the River Tyne.

South Shields
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St. Stephen’s church in South Shields
South Shields is located in Tyne and Wear
South Shields
South Shields
Location within Tyne and Wear
Population75,337 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceNZ365665
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSOUTH SHIELDS
Postcode districtNE33, NE34
Dialling code0191
PoliceNorthumbria
FireTyne and Wear
AmbulanceNorth East
UK Parliament
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UK
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Tyne and Wear
54°59′42″N 01°25′48″W / 54.99500°N 1.43000°W / 54.99500; -1.43000Coordinates: 54°59′42″N 01°25′48″W / 54.99500°N 1.43000°W / 54.99500; -1.43000