Dungannon

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Coordinates: 54°30′N 6°46′W / 54.50°N 6.77°W / 54.50; -6.77

Dungannon
Scots: Rathgannon[1]
Irish: Dún Geanainn
Dungannon from SE 258959.jpg
The south east of the town (Killyman Road, looking towards the town centre). St Patrick's Roman Catholic Chapel in the background.
Dungannon is located in Northern Ireland
Dungannon
 Dungannon shown within Northern Ireland
Population 15,889 (2011 Census)
Irish grid reference H7962
    - Belfast  40 miles (64 km) 
District Dungannon
County County Tyrone
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DUNGANNON
Postcode district BT70
BT71
Dialling code 028
Police Northern Ireland
Fire Northern Ireland
Ambulance Northern Ireland
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament Fermanagh and South Tyrone
NI Assembly Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Website [1]
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Tyrone

Dungannon is a town in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, in the United Kingdom.

Population facts[change | change source]

On 29 April 2001 the United Kingdom government had a census and found that were 11,139 people living in Dungannon. Of these:

  • 24.0% were under 16 years old and 17.8% were over 60 years old
  • 47.4% of the people were male and 52.7% were female
  • 57.6% were from a Roman Catholic background and 40.3% were from a Protestant background
  • 3.7% of people aged 16-74 had no job. [2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rathgannon is the translation used by Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council. Dungannon, as in English, is also used by the North/South Ministerial Council.
  2. NI Neighbourhood Information Service

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Towns and villages in County Tyrone at Wikimedia Commons