Edenderry, County Down

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This article is about the village in County Down. For other uses, see Edenderry.
Edenderry is located in County Down
Edenderry shown within County Down
Population 252 (2001 Census)
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BELFAST
Postcode district BT8
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament
NI Assembly
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Northern Ireland
54°32′28″N 5°57′43″W / 54.541°N 5.962°W / 54.541; -5.962Coordinates: 54°32′28″N 5°57′43″W / 54.541°N 5.962°W / 54.541; -5.962

Edenderry (from Irish: Éadan Doire, meaning "hill-brow of the oak-grove")[1] is a small village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies on the bank of the River Lagan near the southern edge of Belfast. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 252. Its main source of employment for its people is work in nearby towns and cities, such as Belfast. It currently holds the world record for most native burial sites in one square mile.


  1. ^ Placenames NI

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