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Glenties
Na Gleannta


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WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates:
54.7975° N 8.2825° W
Irish Grid Reference
G818944
Town population: 789 (2002)
Rural population: 1,394 (2002)
Elevation: 78m
County: Donegal
Province: Ulster

Glenties (Na Gleannta in Irish, meaning "The Glens") is a small town in the northwest of Ireland in central County Donegal. The town is situated where two glens meet, northwest of the Blue Stack Mountains. Glenties is a previous winner of the National Tidy Towns competition. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... GPS satellite in orbit, image courtesy NASA GPS redirects here. ... The Irish national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Ireland. ... The Central Statistics Office (CSO) is the statistical agency responsible for the gathering of information relating to economic, social and general activities and conditions in the Republic of Ireland, in particular the National Census which is held every five years. ... The Central Statistics Office (CSO) is the statistical agency responsible for the gathering of information relating to economic, social and general activities and conditions in the Republic of Ireland, in particular the National Census which is held every five years. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The island of Ireland has 32 counties, with Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland being nicknamed respectively the six counties and the twenty-six counties. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: coord}}}_N_{{{west coord}}}_W_{{{region:IE_type:city}}} {{{north coord}}}° N {{{west coord}}}° W Irish Grid Reference grid}}} {{{irish grid}}} Statistics Province: Ulster County: District: County Town: Lifford Code: DL Area: 4,841 km² Elevation: Population: Website: www. ... During late Gaelic and early historic times Ireland was divided into provinces to replace the earlier system of the tuatha. ... Statistics Area: 24,481 Population (estimate) 1,931,981 Ulster (Irish: Cúige Uladh, IPA: ) forms one of the four traditional provinces of Ireland. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: coord}}}_N_{{{west coord}}}_W_{{{region:IE_type:city}}} {{{north coord}}}° N {{{west coord}}}° W Irish Grid Reference grid}}} {{{irish grid}}} Statistics Province: Ulster County: District: County Town: Lifford Code: DL Area: 4,841 km² Elevation: Population: Website: www. ...

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One of the town's most striking buildings is its unusual church, St Connell's, which was built in 1974 to replace the old church. The building has a flat roof sloping to the ground at a sharp angle. The original bell from the first church is still used today in the newer church. 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ...


Tourism

The town has a reasonably large tourist trade and boasts a hotel (The Highlands) and a variety of lively pubs, which often have traditional Irish music. There are several guesthouses around the town. The majority of visitors come for the area's scenic beauty Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic politically divided between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. ...


See also

This is a link page for cities and towns in the Republic of Ireland, including larger villages, and villages and townlands of note, as well as towns, townships or urban centres in Dublin. ...

External links

  • Glenties.ie
  • Glenties Online
  • Glenties GAA
  • Dun-na-nGall.com's Glenties entry

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Glenties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (178 words)
Glenties (Na Gleannta in Irish, meaning "The Glens") is a small town in the northwest of Ireland in central County Donegal.
Glenties is a previous winner of the National Tidy Towns competition.
One of the town's most striking buildings is its unusual church, St Connell's, which was built in 1974 to replace the old church.
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