Northumbria

  1. Northumberland
  2. Newcastle upon Tyne
  3. North Tyneside
  4. Gateshead
  5. South Tyneside
  6. Sunderland
  7. County Durham
  8. Hartlepool
  9. Darlington
  10. Stockton-on-Tees
  • Comprising: Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, County Durham
  • Area: 3,195 sq miles
  • Capital: Durham
  • Population: 2.3 million
  • Demonym: Northumbrian
  • Airports: Newcastle, Durham Tees Valley
  • Ports include: Berwick, Tyne, Sunderland, Hartlepool
  • Background: The Kingdom of Northumbria existed for more than 300 years from 653 AD to 954 AD. It was extensive, and stretched into modern-day Yorkshire. Its northern capital was Bamburgh, now a village in Northumberland.