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River Tyne
 
Newcastle Quayside with bridges.jpg
River Tyne Quayside
Country United Kingdom
Part England
Tributaries
 - left River Derwent
Primary source South Tyne
 - location Alston Moor
Secondary source North Tyne
 - location Deadwater Fell, Kielder, Northumberland
Mouth Tynemouth
 - location South Shields
 - coordinates 55°0′37″N 1°25′8″W / 55.01028°N 1.41889°W / 55.01028; -1.41889
Length 321.4 km (200 mi)
Basin 2,933 km² (1,132 sq mi)
Discharge for Bywell
 - average 44.6 /s (1,575 cu ft/s)
Wikimedia Commons: River Tyne, England

The River Tyne is a river in North East England. It is used for water sport in the summer. More than 43,500 people come and visit it every year. There is a famous bridge that crosses it called the "Tyne Bridge". Another bridge that crosses it is the Millennium Bridge. The bridges connect Gateshead to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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