The London Borough of Haringey is a London borough in North London, classified by some definitions as part of Inner London, and by others as a 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 in excess of 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 approximately 97101 residences in Haringey. Approximately 55 per cent of residents in Haringey reside in flats, apartments or maisonettes. The borough is characterised by some intense contrasts. Locations within the west, like Highgate, Muswell Hill and Crouch End are among the most prosperous in the nation. Within the east of the borough, however, some wards are classified as being among the most deprived 10 per cent in the nation.
Haringey is also a borough of contrasts geographically. The borough consists of big locations of green space, which make up more than 25 per cent of its total area. Some of the more familiar nearby landmarks consist of Alexandra Palace, Bruce Castle, Jacksons Lane, Highpoint I and II, and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.