County Durham Quick Facts & Figures

Map of County Durham
Durham in England Map – GFDL via wikipedia commons

County Durham is located in North East England, prominent cities and towns in the area include the historic city of Durham, Hartlepool and Darlington. County Durham’s located in the North East makes it an ideal base from which visitors can explore Durham, the North East of England and Southern Scotland.

County Durham includes some of the finest, unspoilt landscapes in the UK, with plenty of wide open spaces and charming towns and villages. The county does not have the highest profile among visitors, however there are plenty of attractions and places of interest for visitors to see. Local attractions & places of interest include Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Durham University, Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum and Raby Castle. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


County Durham Quick Facts

Population: 513,200

Region: North East England

Area total: 2,676 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 0191 (Durham), 01325 (Darlington), 01429 (Hartlepool).

Postcode Area DH1 (Durham), DL1-3 (Darlington), TS24-7 (Hartlepool).

Closest Airports: Durham Tees Valley Airport, Newcastle Airport

Local Food: Bacon Floddies, Fat Rascals (teacakes) and a choice of local beers and bitters.

Nearest Towns & Cities: City of Durham, Darlington, Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees.

Famous Attractions: Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Durham University, Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum and Raby Castle.
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