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Cultra is located in County Down
Coordinates: 54°39′N 5°49′W / 54.650°N 5.817°W / 54.650; -5.817Coordinates: 54°39′N 5°49′W / 54.650°N 5.817°W / 54.650; -5.817
Seafront Road, Cultra

Cultra (/kʌlˈtrɔː/ kul-TRAW - from Irish: Cúl Trá, meaning "back of the strand")[1][2] is an affluent residential neighbourhood near Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland. It is part of Greater Belfast. It is in the Ards and North Down Borough Council area.

Cultra is home to the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club, the club is home to Ross Kearney, the double Mirror Class world champion.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland: Cultra
  2. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland: Ballycultra
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-25. Retrieved 2013-02-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  5. ^ "Cultra station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-08-28.