County Down

County Down is one of the six counties of Ulster that comprise . It contains part of , the capital and transport hub, so most visitors to the province are destined to pass through.

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is a town straddling the historic boundary between County Down and in , and five miles north of the border with the Republic of Ireland. Photo: Ardfern, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town on the south shore of Belfast Lough, in County Down. Photo: P.khiao, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in County Down in Northern Ireland. Photo: Ardfern, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town at the head of Strangford Lough, historically in County Down. Photo: Guliolopez, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a town historically in County Down in Northern Ireland, but nowadays part of Armagh, and Craigavon District. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The , usually just referred to as "The Mournes", are the highest peaks of . Photo: Ardfern, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town five miles northeast of Belfast in Northern Ireland. Photo: Ardfern, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a seaside resort in County Down in Northern Ireland. Photo: Ardfern, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village historically in County Down in Northern Ireland, but nowadays part of Lisburn and Castlereagh District. Photo: Sitomon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village historically in County Down in Northern Ireland, but now part of the Newry, Mourne and Down District. Photo: Ardfern, CC BY-SA 3.0.

County Down

Latitude of center
54.3333° or 54° 20' north
Longitude of center
-5.75° or 5° 45' west
Population
516,000
Elevation
26 feet (8 metres)
Geo­Names ID
2651037

Also Known As

  • Arabic: مقاطعة داون
  • Arabic: مقاطعه داون
  • Aragonese: Condato de Down
  • Aragonese: Down
  • Armenian: Դաուն շրջան
  • Asturian; Bable: Condáu de Down
  • Basque: Downeko konderria
  • Basque: Down konderria
  • Belarusian: Графства Даўн
  • Belarusian: Даўн (графства)
  • Belarusian: Даўн
  • Breton: Down
  • Breton: Kontelezh An Dún
  • Breton: Kontelezh Down
  • Bulgarian: Графство Даун
  • Bulgarian: Даун
  • Catalan: Comtat de Down
  • Chinese: Down Kūn
  • Chinese: 唐郡
  • Czech: Contae an Dúin
  • Czech: Coontie Doon
  • Czech: Countie Doun
  • Czech: County Down
  • Czech: Down
  • Czech: Hrabství Down
  • Danish: County Down
  • Danish: Grevskabet Down
  • Dutch: County Down
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Dunscir
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Dūnscīr
  • English: Co. Down
  • English: Co Down
  • English: County of Down
  • English: Down
  • English: Downshire
  • Esperanto: Graflando an Dúin
  • Finnish: Downin kreivikunta
  • French: Comte de Down
  • French: Comté de Down
  • French: County Down
  • French: comté de Down
  • Gaelic (Scots): Contae an Dúin
  • Gallegan: Condado de Down
  • Georgian: დაუნის საგრაფო
  • German: An Dun
  • German: An Dún
  • German: County Down
  • German: Down
  • Greek: Κομητεία Ντάουν
  • Hebrew: מחוז דאון
  • Irish: An Dún
  • Irish: Contae an Dúin
  • Irish: Contae an Dún
  • Italian: Contea di Down
  • Italian: County Down
  • Italian: Down
  • Japanese: ダウン県
  • Korean: 다운주
  • Kurdish: County Down
  • Latin: Comitatus Dunensis
  • Lithuanian: Dauno grafystė
  • Macedonian: Даун
  • Manx: Coontae yn Dooin
  • Manx: Coontae yn Doon
  • Min Nan Chinese: Down Kūn
  • Norwegian: Down
  • Norwegian Bokmål: County Down
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Down
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Contae an Dúin
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: County Down
  • Persian: شهرستان داون
  • Polish: Down
  • Polish: Hrabstwo Down
  • Portuguese: Condado de Down
  • Romanian: Comitatul Down
  • Russian: Даун
  • Scots: Coontie Doun
  • Scots: Coonty Doun
  • Serbian: Daun
  • Serbian: Даун
  • Slovak: Down
  • Slovenian: Grofija Down
  • Spanish: Condado Down
  • Spanish: Condado de Down
  • Spanish: County Down
  • Swedish: County Down
  • Swedish: Down
  • Tajik: Vilojati Daun
  • Tajik: Вилояти Даун
  • Thai: เทศมณฑลดาวน์
  • Turkish: Down Kontluğu
  • Ukrainian: Даун
  • Urdu: کاؤنٹی ڈاؤن
  • Welsh: Swydd Down
  • Western Panjabi: ڈاؤن

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