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  1. Belfast metropolitan area - Wikipedia

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    The Belfast metropolitan area is a grouping of council areas which include commuter towns and overspill from Belfast, Northern Ireland, with a population of 672,522 in 2011, combining the Belfast, Lisburn, Newtownabbey, North Down, Castlereagh and Carrickfergus districts. This equates to 37.1% of Northern Ireland's population.

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      The area was first officially classified as a metropolitan...

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      At the 2001 census, the demographic characteristics of the...

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      In the 2011 UK Census, the distributions of population,...

  2. Belfast - Wikipedia

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    At the 2001 census, the population was 276,459, while 579,554 people lived in the wider Belfast Metropolitan Area. This made it the fifteenth-largest city in the United Kingdom, but the eleventh-largest conurbation. Belfast experienced a huge growth in population in the first half of the 20th century.

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  4. Talk:Belfast metropolitan area - Wikipedia

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    Belfast Metropolitan Area, is made up of Belfast, Carrickfergus, Castlereagh, Lisburn, Netwonabbey and North Down District Council. (Belfast Metropolitan Area Plan (PDF), p.12 and map (p.7)) Belfast Metropolitan Urban and Rural Areas, are the two main divisions of the wider Metropolitan Area.

  5. Belfast metropolitan area — Wikipedia Republished // WIKI 2

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    The area was first of­fi­cially clas­si­fied as a met­ro­pol­i­tan area in the late 1990s when the British gov­ern­ment began to pre­pare for a co­he­sive plan that would in­clude the Belfast Re­gion. Six local gov­ern­ment dis­tricts – Belfast, Castlereagh, Car­rick­fer­gus, Lis­burn, New­town­abbey and North Down, were iden­ti­fied as the key areas within the met­ro­pol­i­tan area. The con­tin­u­ous built-up area cen­tred on Belfast, which is con­tained within these six dis­tricts, is de­fined as the Belfast Met­ro­pol­i­tan Urban Area.The Belfast met­ro­pol­i­tan urban area had a pop­u­la­tion of 579,276 in 2001. The area is made up of es­tab­lished towns, their over­spill and the gen­eral con­join­ing of set­tle­ments as Belfast ex­pands. Es­tab­lished towns in­clude Car­rick­fer­gus, Ban­gor, Lis­burn and Holy­wood. Many of these towns were es­tab­lished and im­por­tant long be­fore Belfast rose to promi­nence; Car­rick­fer­gus, for ex­am­ple, was the Nor­man cap­i­tal of the n...

    At the 2001 cen­sus, the de­mo­graphic char­ac­ter­is­tics of the peo­ple liv­ing in Belfast met­ro­pol­i­tan urban area (BMUA) were as follows: 1. 22.0% were aged under 16 years and 19.2% were aged 60 and over 2. 47.4% of the population were male and 52.6% were female 3. 40.5% were from a Catholic background, 55.5% were from a Protestantbackground. 4. 4.3% of people aged 16–74 were unemployed

    In the 2011 UK Cen­sus, the dis­tri­b­u­tions of pop­u­la­tion, re­li­gion, na­tional iden­tity and pro­por­tion of im­mi­grants within the Belfast met­ro­pol­i­tan area, were as fol­lows.

  6. Bilfawst - Wikipedia

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    Belfast (frae the Airisch Gaelick Béal Feirste, meanin 'saundy fuird at tha fit o tha river'; kent as Bilfawst or Bilfaust in Ulstèr-Scotch) is the caipital citie o Norlin Airlan (Lallans Northren Ireland). It's tha mucklest urban aurie in Norlin Airlann an tha Stewartrie o Ulstèr an the seicont-mucklest citie on the islann o Airlan.

  7. ESPON metropolitan areas in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia

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    A metropolitan area is generally defined as consisting of an urban area, conurbation or agglomeration, ... Belfast: 799,000 Belfast (501,000), Bangor (15,000) 14

  8. Belfast Metropolitan College - Wikipedia

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    Belfast Metropolitan College, also known as Belfast Met, is a further and higher education institution in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The college offers both vocational education and academic qualifications.

  9. Cregagh - Wikipedia

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    Cregagh (from Irish an Chreagaigh 'the rocky place') is an area southeast of Belfast in County Down, Northern Ireland.It is the name of a townland and has been adopted as the name of an electoral ward of Belfast City council.

  10. Belfast metropolitan area - Unionpedia, the concept map

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    Belfast metropolitan area The Belfast metropolitan area is a grouping of council areas which include commuter towns and overspill from Belfast, Northern Ireland, with a population of 672,522 in 2011, combining the Belfast, Lisburn, Newtownabbey, North Down, Castlereagh and Carrickfergus districts.

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