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Hackney is an area in northeast London, part of the London Borough of Hackney.
Hackney is bordered by the boroughs of Waltham Forest to the north east, Haringey to the north, Islington to the west, City of London to the south west, Tower Hamlets to the south and Newham to the south east.
Hackney has a few parks. One is "Victoria Park" where Margaret Muller, a US artist was murdered.
Writer Grace Aguilar was born in Hackney.