• Country: United Kingdom
  • Population: 182,758
  • Member of Covenant of Mayors?: Yes
  • Politician Who Signed: Paul Watson, Leader of City Council
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City Introduction

Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 miles northeast of Durham, 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh, 104 miles north-northeast of Manchester and 240 miles north of London. It is a coastal city at the mouth of the River Wear with beaches at Roker, Seaburn (the far northern tip of Seaburn Beach is known as Whitburn Beach) and Hendon.

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