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Coontie Doun

Contae an Dúin
Coontie Doon / Countie Doun
Coat of airms o Coontie Doun
Coat airms
Absque Labore Nihil  (Laitin)
"Nothing athoot Labour"
Location of Coontie Doun
KintraUnitit Kinrick
RegionNorthren Ireland
Coonty seatDounpatrick
 • Total2448 km2 (945 sq mi)
Area rank12t
 • Rank4t
Contae an Dúin is the Irish name, Countie Doun[1] an Coontie Doon[2] are Ulster Scots spellins.

Coontie Doun (Contae an Dúin in Erse - meanin Coonty o the Fort) is ane o the nine coonties that maks up Ulster an ane o the sax coonties that maks up Northren Ireland. The coontie forms an area o 2,448 km² (945 square mile). It lees in the Stewartry o Ulster. The coontie toun is Dounpatrick an the lairgest toun is Bangor. Coonties isna admeenistrative units o govrenment in Northren Ireland - see Local government in Northren Ireland for details o the 26 local govrenment destricts.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 2008 Annual Report in Ulster Scots North-South Ministerial Council.
  2. 2006 Annual Report in Ulster Scots North-South Ministerial Council.