Coatbridge

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Coatbridge
Coatbridge coat arms.jpg
Coatbridge coat of arms
Area 6.818 sq mi (17.66 km2)
Population 41,170 (2001 Census)
• Density 6,038/sq mi (2,331/km2)
OS grid reference NS730651
• Edinburgh 33 mi (53 km) ENE
• London 341 mi (549 km) SSE
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town COATBRIDGE
Postcode district ML5
Dialling code 01236
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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