Holywood

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Coordinates: 54°38′10″N 5°50′42″W / 54.636°N 5.845°W / 54.636; -5.845

Holywood
Scots: Halywid[1]
Irish: Ard Mhic Nasca
St Colmcille's church, Holywood, County Down.jpg
St Colmcille's church on High Street
Holywood is located in Northern Ireland
Holywood
 Holywood shown within Northern Ireland
Population 12,131 (2011 Census)
District Ards and North Down
County County Down
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HOLYWOOD
Postcode district BT18
Dialling code 028
Police Northern Ireland
Fire Northern Ireland
Ambulance Northern Ireland
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament North Down
NI Assembly North Down
Website Holywood virtual community
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Down

Holywood (/ˈhɒliwʊd/ HOL-ee-wuud) is a town in the metropolitan area of Belfast in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is a civil parish and townland of 755 acres lying on the shore of Belfast Lough, between Belfast and Bangor. Holywood Exchange and Belfast City Airport are nearby. The town hosts an annual jazz and blues festival.

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