Newcastle upon Tyne Travel Guide

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Newcastle upon Tyne Overview

Newcastle is the largest city in the North East and its residents, who have a very distinctive dialect, are known as 'Geordies'. The city is situated on the north bank of the River Tyne.

The city is well known for its vibrant nightlife and the huge following of Newcastle United Football Club. This is one of the UK's largest clubs with a stadium capacity of over 50,000 at St James Park.

Newcastle is known for the many bridges that cross the Tyne at this point - seven in total. It has a number of other sights, including the castle that gives the city its name, and has one of the best universities in the U.K.

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