The Hunter Region, in like manner customarily known as the Hunter Valley, is a territory of New South Wales, Australia, extending from about 120 km (75 mi) to 310 km (193 mi) north of Sydney. It contains the Hunter River and its tributaries with great nation domains toward the north and south. The Hunter Valley is one of the greatest stream valleys on the NSW float, and is most regularly known for its wineries and coal industry. Most by far of the quantity of tenants in the Hunter Region lives inside 25 km (16 mi) of the coast, with 55% of the entire people living in the urban groups of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. There are different diverse towns and towns scattered over the region in the eleven neighborhood government ranges (LGAs) that make up the district. At the 2011 enlistment the combined masses of the district was 620,530.