Armagh (/ ɑːr ˈ m ɑː / ar-MAH; Irish: Ard Mhacha, IPA: [ˌaːɾˠd̪ˠ ˈwaxə], "Macha's height") is the county town of County Armagh and a city in Northern Ireland, as well as a civil parish. It is the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland – the seat of the Archbishops of Armagh , the Primates of All Ireland for both the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of Ireland .
Armagh Armagh ( pronunciación en inglés: /ɑːɹˈmɑː/ /armá/; en irlandés, Ard Mhacha pronunciado [ˌaɾd̪ˠ ˈwaxə], /ard wája/ ) es la capital del condado de Armagh en Irlanda del Norte. De importancia histórica para el celtismo y el cristianismo sede, tanto para la Iglesia católica en Irlanda como para la Iglesia de Irlanda, del Arzobispado de Armagh .
Website: armagh.gov.uk: List of places UK Northern Ireland Armagh Coordinates: Armagh (/ ɑːr ˈ m ɑː / ar-MAH; Irish: Ard Mhacha, IPA: [ˌaɾd̪ˠ ˈwaxə], "Macha's height") is the county town of County Armagh and a city in Northern Ireland, as well as a civil parish.
El condado de Armagh (en irlandés: Contae Ard Mhacha) es uno de los seis condados que forman Irlanda del Norte, parte del Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte . Es conocido como "el huerto de Irlanda", debido a la fertilidad de su tierra. Su principal ciudad es Armagh.
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County Armagh is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland and one of the traditional thirty-two counties of Ireland. Adjoined to the southern shore of Lough Neagh, the county covers an area of 1,327 km2 and has a population of about 175,000. County Armagh is known as the "Orchard County" because of its many apple orchards. The county is part of ...
The name "Armagh" derives from the Irish word Ard meaning "height" and Macha. Macha is mentioned in The Book of the Taking of Ireland, and is also said to have been responsible for the construction of the hill site of Emain Macha to serve as the capital of the Ulaid kings, also thought to be Macha's height.
From its highest point at Slieve Gullion, in the south of the county, Armagh's land falls away from its rugged south with Carrigatuke, Lislea and Camlough mountains, to rolling drumlin country in the middle and west of the county and finally flatlands in the north where rolling flats and small hills reach sea level at Lough Neagh. An orchard near D...
The southern part of the county has been a stronghold of support for the IRA, earning it the nickname "Bandit Country". South Armagh is predominantly nationalist, with much of the population being opposed to any form of British presence, especially that of a military nature. The
The county was administered by Armagh County Council from 1899 until the abolition of county councils in Northern Ireland in 1973. County Armagh remains officially used for purposes such as a Lieutenancy area – the county retains a lord lieutenant who acts as representative of the British Monarch in the county. Currently the county is covered for l...
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Armagh ( [ɑɹˈmɑː]; irisch Ard Mhacha [ard ˈwaˑxə], „Höhe der (Göttin) Macha “) ist eine Stadt in Nordirland mit dem Status einer City und Sitz der historischen Grafschaft Armagh. Sie war der Verwaltungssitz des ehemaligen Districts Armagh, der 2015 im District Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon aufging.