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Fitzroy North is an inner-city suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 4 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area are the cities of Yarra and Moreland. At the 2011 Census, Fitzroy North had a population of 11,473.
Fitzroy North is home to the northern sections of Brunswick Street and Smith Street, two of Melbourne's major nightlife, retail and dining strips famous their live music venues, cafes and alternative fashion shops.
Often referred to as North Fitzroy in reference to its southern neighbour, Fitzroy North has a distinct character, and noted for its prevalence of wide streets, intact Victorian and Edwardian era terraced housing and for the Edinburgh Gardens, a large inner-city park formerly home to the Fitzroy Football Club. Fitzroy North is adjacent to, and shares a postcode and neighbourhood character with Clifton Hill, both being government subdivisions set on elevated ground and to the same layout by Clement Hodgkinson in the 1870s, and distinct from the earlier narrow and more crowded private subdivisions in the lower lying areas of Fitzroy and Collingwood to the south.
The western border of Fitzroy North is demarcated by Nicholson Street and the famous 96 tram line, the busiest in Melbourne and described as one of the world's top 10 tram rides, highly popular with both commuters and tourists alike.