Downpatrick

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Downpatrick (from Irish: Dún Pádraig, meaning "Patrick's stronghold")[1] is a small town about 21 mi (34 km) south of Belfast in County Down, Northern Ireland. Its cathedral is said to be the burial place of Saint Patrick.

Downpatrick had a population of 10,822 according to the 2011 Census.[2]

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  1. "Bunachar Logainmneacha na hÉireann – Placenames Database of Ireland". logainm.ie. 13 December 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2012.
  2. "Census 2011 Population Statistics for Downpatrick Settlement". Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). Retrieved 10 August 2019.