Walker is a residential suburb and electoral ward just east of the centre of , England. The population at the 2011 census was 11,701.

Notable Places in the Area

is a greyhound racing and motorcycle speedway stadium, located on The Fossway, Byker, .

Railway station
Walkergate is a Tyne and Wear Metro station, serving in . Photo: C G Burke, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Photo: Eddytommy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Railway station
Byker is a Tyne and Wear Metro station, serving Byker in . Photo: Mankind 2k, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a suburb in the east end of , England, about 2 miles from the city centre. Photo: hayley green, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a town in , , England. Photo: Mike Ellison, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an eastern suburb of , , England. is situated 1½ miles south of Walker. Photo: Steve McShane, CC BY-SA 2.0.


54.9716° or 54° 58' 17.8" north
-1.5542° or 1° 33' 15" west
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United Nations Location Code
108 feet (33 metres)
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node 85594130
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 紐卡斯爾Walke
  • Dutch: Walker-on-Tyne
  • English: Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Finnish: Walker (Newcastle)
  • French: Walker
  • Hebrew: ווקר
  • Irish: Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Irish: Walker
  • Japanese: ウォーカー
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Walker
  • Polish: Walker
  • Russian: Уокер

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