Galway

Galway is the county town of on the west coast of Ireland. It's Ireland's fourth largest city, with a population in 2016 of 79,934, but its historic centre on the east bank of the River Corrib is compact and colourful.
Photo: Meep, CC BY-SA 3.0. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The and the Caoċ Arch in Galway city, Ireland, are two remaining arches on the Ceann an Bhalla. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Church
The Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, commonly known as Galway Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Galway, , and one of the largest and most impressive buildings in the city. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
is a museum in Galway City, , . Photo: Shane.Halloran, Public domain.

Town hall
is the authority responsible for local government in the city of Galway in .

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is an area close to the centre of Galway city, where the meets .

Village
or Menlough is a village and townland in one of the Gaeltacht areas of , .

Galway

Latitude
53.2744° or 53° 16' 27.9" north
Longitude
-9.0491° or 9° 2' 56.6" west
Open Location Code
9C5G7XF2+Q9
Population
79,500
IATA airport code
GWY
United Nations Location Code
IE GWY
Elevation
1 metre (3 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 582043319
Geo­Names ID
2964180
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Galway
  • Albanian: Galway
  • Arabic: غالواي
  • Armenian: Գոլուեյ
  • Armenian: Կալուէյ
  • Asturian: Galway
  • Basque: Galway
  • Belarusian: Голуэй
  • Belarusian: Голўэй
  • Bengali: গালওয়ে
  • Breton: Gaillimh
  • Breton: Galway
  • Bulgarian: Голуей
  • Catalan: Gaillimh
  • Catalan: Galway
  • Cebuano: Galway City
  • Chinese: 戈尔韦
  • Chinese: 戈爾韋
  • Chinese: 高威
  • Chinese: 高维
  • Croatian: Galway
  • Czech: An Gaillimh
  • Czech: Gaillimh
  • Czech: Galway
  • Danish: Galway
  • Dimli (individual language): Galway
  • Dutch: Gaillimh
  • Dutch: Galway
  • Egyptian Arabic: جالواى
  • English: Gaillimh
  • English: Galway City
  • English: Galway city
  • Esperanto: Gaillimh
  • Esperanto: Galivo
  • Esperanto: Galway
  • Estonian: Gaillimh
  • Estonian: Galway
  • Faroese: Galway
  • Finnish: Galway
  • French: Gaillimh
  • French: Galway
  • Galician: Gaillimh
  • Galician: Galway - Gaillimh
  • Galician: Galway
  • Georgian: გოლუეი
  • German: City of Galway
  • German: Gaillimh
  • German: Galway
  • German: Galway City
  • Greek: Γκόλγουεϊ
  • Gujarati: ગેલવે
  • Hebrew: גולווי
  • Hebrew: גולוויי
  • Hindi: गैलवे
  • Hindi: गॉलवे
  • Hungarian: Gaillimh
  • Hungarian: Galway
  • Icelandic: Galway
  • Indonesian: Gaillimh
  • Indonesian: Galway
  • Interlingue: Galway
  • Irish: Cathair na Gaillimhe
  • Irish: Gaillimh
  • Irish: Galway
  • Italian: Galway
  • Japanese: ゴールウェイ
  • Japanese: ゴールウェー
  • Kannada: ಗಾಲ್ವೇ
  • Korean: 골웨이
  • Latin: Galvia
  • Latin: Galway
  • Latvian: Gaillimh
  • Latvian: Galway
  • Latvian: Golveja
  • Limburgan: Galway
  • Lithuanian: Galway
  • Lithuanian: Golvėjus
  • Low German: Galway
  • Malay: Galway
  • Maltese: Galway
  • Manx: Galliu
  • Manx: Galway
  • Marathi: गॅलवे
  • Nauru: Galway
  • Norwegian: Galway
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Galway
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Gaillimh
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Galway
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Galwæg
  • Ossetian: Голуэй
  • Persian: گالوي
  • Persian: گالوی
  • Piemontese: Galway
  • Polish: Gaillimh
  • Polish: Galway
  • Portuguese: Gaillimh
  • Portuguese: Galway
  • Romanian: Galway
  • Russian: Голвэй
  • Russian: Голуэй
  • Scots: Gaillimh
  • Scots: Galway
  • Scottish Gaelic: Gaillimh
  • Serbian: Gaillimh
  • Serbian: Galway
  • Serbian: Golvej
  • Serbian: Голвеј
  • Serbian: Град Голвеј
  • Serbo-Croatian: Galway
  • Sinhala: ගල්වේ
  • Slovak: Galway
  • Slovenian: Galway
  • Spanish: Gaillimh
  • Spanish: Galway
  • Swahili: Galway
  • Swedish: Gaillimh
  • Swedish: Galway
  • Swedish: Galway City
  • Tajik: Goluej
  • Tajik: Голуэй
  • Tajik: Горлуэй
  • Tamil: கால்வே
  • Tatar: Голвей
  • Telugu: గాల్వే
  • Thai: กอลเวย์
  • Thai: กัลเวย์
  • Turkish: Galway
  • Ukrainian: Голвей
  • Ukrainian: Голуей
  • Ukrainian: Ґолвей
  • Urdu: جالوای
  • Urdu: گالوے
  • Vietnamese: Galway
  • Volapük: Gaillimh
  • Welsh: Gaillimh
  • Welsh: Galway
  • Western Armenian: Կալուէյ
  • Western Frisian: Galway
  • Wu Chinese: 戈尔韦

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