The London Borough of Haringey is a London borough in North London, classified by some definitions as a part of Inner London, and by others as part of Outer London. It was created in 1965 by the amalgamation of 3 former boroughs. It shares borders with six other London boroughs. Clockwise from the north, they are: Enfield, Waltham Forest, Hackney, Islington, Camden, and Barnet. Haringey covers an area of more than 11 square miles (28.5 km2). The local authority is Haringey London Borough Council.
In accordance with population estimates in the middle of 2014, Haringey has a permanent population of about 267541 people. There are roughly 97101 residences in Haringey. Of these, 46 per cent are owner occupied. The borough is characterised by some intense contrasts. Locations in the west, such as Highgate, Muswell Hill and Crouch End are among the most prosperous in the country. Within the east of the borough, however, some wards are classified as being amongst the most deprived ten per cent in the country.
Haringey is also a borough of contrasts geographically. The borough consists of large areas of green space, which make up more than 25 per cent of its total area. Some of the more familiar local landmarks consist of Alexandra Palace, Bruce Castle, Jacksons Lane, Highpoint I and II, and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.