River Tyne facts for kids
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River Tyne Quayside
|- left||River Derwent|
|Primary source||South Tyne|
|- location||Alston Moor|
|Secondary source||North Tyne|
|- location||Deadwater Fell, Kielder, Northumberland|
|- location||South Shields|
|Length||321.4 km (200 mi)|
|Basin||2,933 km² (1,132 sq mi)|
|- average||44.6 m³/s (1,575 cu ft/s)|
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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The River Tyne flowing through Newcastle upon Tyne
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