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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
Kintra Ireland
Province Leinster
Coonty Coonty Louth
Dáil Éireann Louth
EU Parliament Midlands–North-West
Inhabitit 3500 BC[1][2][3]
Charter 1189 AD
Aurie[4]
 • Urban 25.19 km2 (9.73 sq mi)
 • Rural 354.04 km2 (136.70 sq mi)
Population (Census 2011)[5]
 • Toun 37,816
 • Rank 7t
 • Urban 31,149
 • Rural 25,613
 • Environs 6,667
Time zone WET (UTC0)
 • Simmer (DST) IST (UTC+1)
Eircode A91
Irish Grid Reference J048074
Dialing code 042, +353 42
Wabsteid www.dundalk.ie

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Dundalk is twinned wi the follaein places:

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