The London Borough of Haringey is a London borough in North London and forms part of Outer London.
The borough was formed in 1965 from the former area of the Municipal Borough of Hornsey, the Municipal Borough of Wood Green and the Municipal Borough of Tottenham which had previously been part of Middlesex.
Alexandra Palace, first constructed in 1873, is located within the borough.
According to the 2001 census, Haringey has a population of 216,507. However, it is considered that the Census may have underestimated the population of the borough.
The ethnic composition of the population is 66% White, 10% Black Caribbean, 9% Black African and 3% Indian. 46% of householders are owner-occupers. Only about 11% of the population are over 65, compared to 18.5% nationally.