Lisburn

Lisburn (/ˈlɪzbɜːrn, ˈlɪsbɜːrn/; from Irish: Lios na gCearrbhach[1] [ˌl̠ʲɪsˠ n̪ˠə ˈɟaːɾˠwəx]) is a city in Northern Ireland. It is 8 mi (13 km) southwest of Belfast city centre, on the River Lagan, which forms the boundary between County Antrim and County Down. Lisburn is part of the Belfast Metropolitan Area. It had a population of 45,370 people in the 2011 Census.[2]

Lisburn

Irish Linen Museum and Christ Church Cathedral
Lisburn
Location within Northern Ireland
Population45,370 (2011 Census)
 Belfast8 miles
District
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLISBURN
Postcode districtBT27, BT28
Dialling code028
PoliceNorthern Ireland
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UK Parliament
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List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
54.512°N 6.031°W / 54.512; -6.031

Formerly a borough, Lisburn was granted city status in 2002 as part of Queen Elizabeth II's golden jubilee celebrations. It is the third-largest city in Northern Ireland. Lisburn is one of the constituent cities that make up the Dublin–Belfast corridor region which has a population of just under 3 million.