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Encyclopedia > Newtownabbey Borough Council
Newtownabbey District
Image:NorthernIrelandNewtownabbey.png
Geography
Area
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 22nd
151 km²
? %
Admin HQ Newtownabbey
ISO 3166-2 GB-NTA
ONS code 95U
Demographics
Population
- Total (2004)
- Density
Ranked 6th
80,279
533 / km²
Community Protestant: 76.2%
Catholic: 19.4%
Politics
Newtownabbey District Council

http://www.newtownabbey.gov.uk
MPs Nigel Dodds
William McCrea
Sammy Wilson

Newtownabbey Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. It is a Belfast Metropolitan Borough. Newtownabbey has a population of over 80,000 and is on the north shore of Belfast Lough just immediately north of Belfast. The Borough was founded in 1957 and comprises large urban residential areas along with traditional farming communities. Its major industries include electronics, software and telecommunications development and agriculture. Council headquarters are at Mossley Mill in Newtownabbey. Towns within the area include Ballyclare and Glengormley. The University of Ulster at Jordanstown is also in the Council area. Image File history File links NorthernIrelandNewtownabbey. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ... This is a list of Local Councils in Northern Ireland by area. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Newtownabbey Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... The ISO 3166-2 codes for the United Kingdom correspond to the nations administrative divisions. ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is the concentration of matter, or, a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This is a list of Local Councils in Northern Ireland by population. ... This is a list of Local Councils in Northern Ireland by Protestant / Catholic community make-up In the 2001 decennial census, the Census Office for Northern Ireland (CONI) asked a new question to attempt to achieve a more accurate depiction of the balance of the mainly Unionist Protestant and mainly... Image File history File links Newtownabbeyarms. ... This is a list of MPs elected in the UK general election, 2005 to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Fourth Parliament of the United Kingdom at the United Kingdom general election, 2005, arranged by constituency. ... Nigel Alexander Dodds, OBE (born August 20, 1958) is a barrister and Northern Ireland unionist politician. ... The Rev. ... Sammy Wilson (born April 4, 1953, Belfast) is a politician in Northern Ireland and both Member of Parliament and a Member of the Legislative Assembly for East Antrim. ... County Antrim ( in [Gaelic) is one of the six Irish counties that form Northern Ireland. ... official_languages = Englishde facto5| Dieu et mon droit (Royal motto) (French for God and my right)3 Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked... Belfast Lough (Loch Lao in Irish) is a large intertidal sea lough situated at the mouth of the River Lagan on the east coast of Northern Ireland. ... Belfast (Béal Feirste in Irish) is a city in the United Kingdom, and the second-largest city on the island of Ireland. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Town Hall, Ballyclare. ... Glengormley is a town located in the borough of Newtownabbey, bordering the north-western edge of Belfast in Northern Ireland. ... The University of Ulster (UU) is a multi-site university located in Northern Ireland and is the largest university on the island of Ireland. ...


The Newtownabbey Borough Council area consists of 4 electoral areas: Antrim Line, Macedon, University and Ballyclare. At the 2005 elections 25 members were elected from the following political parties: 12 Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), 6 Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), 2 Alliance Party, 1 Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), 1 Sinn Féin, 1 UUC, 1 Newtownabbey Ratepayers Association and 1 Independent. At the Annual General Meeting of the Council on the first Monday in June each year the Mayor is elected and becomes the first citizen of the Borough. The Mayor of Newtownabbey for 2004/2005 is Alderman Ted Turkington (UUP) and the Deputy Mayor is Alderman Billy Decourcey (DUP). 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Democratic Unionist Party is a hardline unionist party in Northern Ireland led by Ian Paisley. ... The Ulster Unionist Party (UUP, sometimes referred to as the Official Unionist Party or OUP or, in a historic sense, simply the Unionist Party ) is a moderate unionist political party in Northern Ireland, which formed its government between 1921 and 1972 and was supported by most unionists throughout the Troubles. ... The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI), is a political party operating in Northern Ireland. ... The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP — Irish: Páirtí Sóisialta Daonlathach an Lucht Oibre) is the smaller of the two major nationalist parties in Northern Ireland. ... It has been suggested that Provisional Sinn Féin be merged into this article or section. ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... An alderman is a member of a municipal legislative body in a town or city with many jurisdictions. ...


The next election is due to take place in May 2009.


In elections for the Westminster Parliament it is split between the East Antrim constituency, the South Antrim constituency and the North Belfast constituency. The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative institution in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories (it alone has parliamentary sovereignty). ... East Antrim is a Parliamentary Constituency in the House of Commons and also an Assembly constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly. ... South Antrim is a Parliamentary Constituency in the House of Commons and also an Assembly constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly. ... North Belfast is a Parliamentary Constituency in the House of Commons and also an Assembly constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly. ...

See Also: Local Councils in Northern Ireland


Northern Ireland is divided into 26 Local Council areas. ...

United Kingdom | Ireland | Northern Ireland | Districts of Northern Ireland

Antrim | Ards | Armagh | Ballymena | Ballymoney | Banbridge | Belfast | Carrickfergus | Castlereagh | Coleraine | Cookstown | Craigavon | Derry | Down | Dungannon and South Tyrone | Fermanagh | Larne | Limavady | Lisburn | Magherafelt | Moyle | Newry and Mourne | Newtownabbey | North Down | Omagh | Strabane official_languages = Englishde facto5| Dieu et mon droit (Royal motto) (French for God and my right)3 Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked... Northern Ireland is divided into 26 districts for local government purposes. ... Antrim Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... Ards Borough Council is a Local Council in County Down, Northern Ireland. ... The Armagh City and District Council is a local council in County Armagh in Northern Ireland. ... Ballymena Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... Ballymoney Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... Banbridge District Council is a Local Council in County Down in Northern Ireland. ... Belfast City Council is the largest local council serving the largest city in Northern Ireland which has a population of 277,391. ... Carrickfergus Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... For the statesman commonly called Castlereagh, see Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh Castlereagh Borough Council is a Local Council in Northern Ireland. ... Coleraine Borough Council is a Local Council partly in County Antrim and partly in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland. ... Cookstown District Council is a Local Council covering an area partly in County Tyrone and partly in County Londonderry. ... Craigavon Borough Council is a Local Council in County Armagh in Northern Ireland. ... Derry City Council (Londonderry County Borough Council until 1984) is a district council in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland. ... Down District Council is a Local Council in County Down in Northern Ireland. ... Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council is a Local Council in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. ... Fermanagh District Council is a Local Council in County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland. ... Larne Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... Limavady Borough Council is a Local Council in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland. ... Lisburn City Council is a Local Council partly in County Antrim and partly in County Down in Northern Ireland. ... Magherafelt District Council is a Local Council in County Derry in Northern Ireland. ... Moyle District Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in the north-east corner of Northern Ireland. ... Newry and Mourne District Council is a Local Council in Northern Ireland covering an area including much of the south of County Armagh and the south of County Down and has a population of 87,000. ... North Down Borough Council is a Local Council in County Down in Northern Ireland. ... Omagh District Council is a Local Council in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. ... Strabane District Council is a Local Council in County Tyrone in the Occupied 6 Counties of Ireland. ...

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