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|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
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.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ The Online Scots Dictionary[permanent dead link]
- ↑ Scots Language Centre: Scottish Place Names in Scots
- ↑ 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