Coalisland

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Coalisland
Coalisland heading south.jpg
View from the north of the town
Coalisland is located in the United Kingdom
Coalisland
Coalisland shown within the United Kingdom
Population5,700 (2011 Census)
• Belfast35 miles (56 km)
District
County
CountryIreland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDUNGANNON
Postcode districtBT71
Dialling code028
UK Parliament
  • Mid Ulster (UK Parliament constituency)
NI Assembly
  • Mid Ulster (Assembly constituency)
List of places
United Kingdom
54°32′31″N 6°41′38″W / 54.542°N 6.694°W / 54.542; -6.694Coordinates: 54°32′31″N 6°41′38″W / 54.542°N 6.694°W / 54.542; -6.694

Coalisland (Irish: Oileán an Ghuail) is a small town in County Tyrone, Ulster, Northern Ireland. Its district for parliament and football is Mid Ulster. Four miles from Lough Neagh, it was formerly a centre for coal mining. It was the site of several armed conflicts between 1969 and 2001 during the Troubles.

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