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Encyclopedia > River Farset

The River Farset is a river in Northern Ireland, a tributary of the River Lagan. It joins the Lagan close its outflow into Belfast Lough. 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... A tributary (or affluent or confluent) is a contributory stream, a river that does not reach the sea, but joins another major river (a parent river), to which it contributes its waters, swelling its discharge. ... The River Lagan is a major river in Northern Ireland which runs 40 miles (60 km) from the Slieve Croob mountain in County Down to Belfast where it enters Belfast Lough, an inlet of the Irish Sea. ...


The capital city of Northern Ireland, Belfast, was founded as a ford across the Farset, and this is the origin of the city's name. Belfast (Béal Feirste in Irish) is a city in the United Kingdom. ... A ford is a section of water (most commonly a section of a river) that is sufficiently shallow as to be traversable by wading. ...


The River Farset is now contained in ignominity within a pipe under Belfast's High Street.


 
 

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