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.
In line with population estimates in the middle of 2014, Haringey features a permanent population of about 267541 inhabitants. There are approximately 97101 houses in Haringey. Just over 55 per cent of residents in Haringey reside in flats, apartments or maisonettes. The borough is characterised by some intense contrasts. Areas in the west, such as Highgate, Muswell Hill and Crouch End are amongst 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 inside the nation.
Haringey is also a borough of contrasts geographically. The borough includes large areas of green space, which make up more than 25 per cent of its total area. Some of the more familiar local landmarks include Alexandra Palace, Bruce Castle, Jacksons Lane, Highpoint I and II, and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.