A few key facts about this city in the North East:

Durham is a historic city, established for well over 1000 years.

It is 13 miles South West of Sunderland, another large North East settlement.

In 2009, the city of Durham government district had a population of nearly 88,000.

Notable buildings include:

Durham Cathedral
Elvet Bridge
Chorister School
Crook Hall
Church of St Mary-le-Bow (now the Durham Heritage Centre)
Durham Castle
Framwellgate Bridge
Kepier Hospital
Kingsgate Bridge
Prebends Bridge
St Giles Church, Gilesgate
Church of St Margaret of Antioch, Crossgate