Dundalk

coonty toun an admeenistrative caipital o Coonty Louth, Ireland
This airticle is aboot the toun o Dundalk in Ireland. For ither uisses, see Dundalk (disambiguation).


Dundalk (/dʌnˈdɔːk/, frae Erse Dún Dealgan, meanin 'Dalgan's stranghaud', a Fir Bolg Chieftain) is the coonty toun o Coonty Louth, Ireland. It is on the Castletown River, which flows intae Dundalk Bay, an is close tae the border wi Northren Ireland, equidistant frae Dublin an Belfast.

Dundalk

Dún Dealgan
Toun
Clockwise frae tap: Castle Roche, Clarke Station, St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral, The Marshes shoppin centre, Market Square, Dundalk Institute of Technology
Clockwise frae tap: Castle Roche, Clarke Station, St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral, The Marshes shoppin centre, Market Square, Dundalk Institute of Technology
Coat o airms o Dundalk
Coat o airms
Motto(s): 
Mé do rug Cú Chulainn cróga  (Irish)
"I gae birth tae brave Cú Chulainn"
Dundalk is locatit in Ireland
Dundalk
Dundalk
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 54°00′32″N 6°24′18″W / 54.009°N 6.4049°W / 54.009; -6.4049Coordinates: 54°00′32″N 6°24′18″W / 54.009°N 6.4049°W / 54.009; -6.4049
KintraIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CoontyCoonty Louth
Dáil ÉireannLouth
EU ParliamentMidlands–North-West
Inhabitit3500 BC[1][2][3]
Charter1189 AD
Area
 • Urban
25.19 km2 (9.73 sq mi)
 • Rural
354.04 km2 (136.70 sq mi)
Population
 (Census 2011)[5]
 • Toun37,816
 • Rank7t
 • Urban
31,149
 • Rural
25,613
 • Environs
6,667
Time zoneUTC0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (IST)
Eircode
A91
Irish Grid ReferenceJ048074
Dialing code042, +353 42
Wabsteidwww.dundalk.ie

Twinnin / sister ceetiesEedit

Dundalk is twinned wi the follaein places:

ReferencesEedit

  1. Carlingford & Mourne | Dundalk
  2. Dundalk Institute of Technology | Dundalk History
  3. inyourfootsteps | Dundalk - Why visit here?
  4. "Census 2011 – Population Classified by Area Table 6 – Population and area of each Province, County, City, urban area, rural area and Electoral Division, 2011 and 2006" (PDF). Census 2011, Volume 1 – Population Classified by Area. Central Statistics Office. 25 April 2012. p. 13. Retrieved 17 February 2014.
  5. "Dundalk Legal Town And Its Environs Results". Central Statistics Office. 2011.
  6. Dundalk – Reze twinning page
  7. Irish Independent 21/02/2015 Dundalk agrees to twin with Pikeville, Kentucky

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