Student or Learner
"Up here" refers to an area or country you are in?
"They speak with a different accent up here." Correct?
If I'm talking to my friend on the phone who is in a defferent country or city, I may say "What's the weather like down there."?
Depending on how I view things, I can say:
"They speak with a different accent down here."
"What's the weather like up there?"
For me, up can imply in a higher area (eg in the mountains) than my present location, or to the north of it.
Down can imply in a lower area (eg in a valley) than my my present location, or to the south of it.
For east and west I can use over here/there.