|As a compass direction, north and northern are not
He lived north of the city.
He lived in the northern
Capitalize each term when it is used as a proper name or
as part of a proper name, and if the region is widely known:
The Civil War pitted the North against the South.
He lived in Northern Virginia.
North Pole, but the pole
Northern Hemisphere, the hemisphere
far north, the north (Arctic region)
North Atlantic, North Pacific
Northeast, or Dongbei (Manchuria)