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Northumbria Police is the police force for the north English counties of Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. It is the sixth largest police constabulary in the United Kingdom. As of April 2005, the current Chief Constable is Mike Craik. The headquarters of the force are located at Ponteland, near Newcastle Airport. Jump to: navigation, search Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK... For other places with this name, see Northumberland (disambiguation) Northumberland is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in northern England. ... Tyne and Wear is one of six metropolitan counties in England, comprising the estuary areas of the rivers Tyne and Wear. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Chief Constable is the title given to the commanding officer of every territorial police force in the United Kingdom except the two responsible for Greater London. ...


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Northumbria: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (2186 words)
Northumbria is primarily the name of a petty kingdom of Angles which was formed in Great Britain at the beginning of the 7th century, from two smaller kingdoms of Bernicia and Deira, and of the much smaller earldom which succeeded the kingdom.
Northumbria was disputed between the emerging kingdoms of England and Scotland.
To acknowledge the remote independence of Northumbria and ensure England was properly defended from the Scots William gained the allegiance of both the Bishop of Durham and the Earl and confirmed their powers and privileges.
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