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Holywood

town in the metropolitan area of Belfast, Northern Ireland

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.

Holywood
St Colmcille's church, Holywood, County Down.jpg
St Colmcille's church on High Street
Population12,131 (2011 Census)
District
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHOLYWOOD
Postcode districtBT18
Dialling code028
PoliceNorthern Ireland
FireNorthern Ireland
AmbulanceNorthern Ireland
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
UK Parliament
NI Assembly
WebsiteHolywood virtual community
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
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ReferencesEdit

  1. "The Online Scots Dictionary". Scots Online. Retrieved 26 September 2016.