Coatbridge

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Coatbridge
Coatbridge coat arms.jpg
Coatbridge coat of arms
Area6.818 sq mi (17.66 km2)
Population41,170 (2001 Census)
• Density6,038/sq mi (2,331/km2)
OS grid referenceNS730651
• Edinburgh33 mi (53 km) ENE
• London341 mi (549 km) SSE
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCOATBRIDGE
Postcode districtML5
Dialling code01236
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coatbridge is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Today the town is a working class town near to Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland. The town has also been described as "uniquely populated largely by people of Irish descent", meaning that there are many people from Irish families.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. The Online Scots Dictionary
  2. Scots Language Centre: Scottish Place Names in Scots
  3. Sport and the Contestation of Ethnic Identity: Football and Irishness in Scotland in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies - Joseph M. Bradley (2006) p.15