North Down


North Down

geographical name

Definition of NORTH DOWN

district E Northern Ireland, established 1974 area 28 square miles (73 square kilometers), pop 70,308

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North Down

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

District (pop., 2001: 76,323), eastern Northern Ireland. Located on the southern shores of Belfast Lough, it was established in 1973, with Bangor as its administrative seat. Most of the working population is employed in Belfast. Tourism flourishes, and Bangor is a popular seaside resort.

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