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 a part of Outer London. It was established 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.
Based on population estimates from the middle of 2014, Haringey has a permanent population of around 267541 people. There are about 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. Areas within the west, like Highgate, Muswell Hill and Crouch End are among the most prosperous in the country. In the east of the borough, however, some wards are classified as being amongst the most deprived ten per cent in the nation.
Haringey is also a borough of contrasts geographically. The borough contains big areas of green space, which make up more than 25 per cent of its total area. A few of the more familiar nearby landmarks include Alexandra Palace, Bruce Castle, Jacksons Lane, Highpoint I and II, and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.