Dundalk

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This airticle is aboot the toun o Dundalk in Ireland. For ither uisses, see Dundalk (disambiguation).


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

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.

Twinnin / sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dundalk is twinned wi the follaein places:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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 Apryle 2012. p. 13. Retrieved 17 Februar 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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