|Population||78,403 (2001 Census) |
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||Tyne and Wear|
Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England. It lies on the southern bank of the River Tyne, opposite Newcastle upon Tyne. Gateshead town centre and Newcastle city centre are very close to one another, and together they form the urban core of Tyneside. Gateshead is the main settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead.
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