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Banbridge

Banbridge district
Geography
Area:
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 15th
453 km²
? %
Admin HQ: Banbridge
: GB-BNB
ONS code: 95Q
Demographics
Population:
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 18th
41,392
91 / km²
Community: Protestant: 66.0%
Catholic: 31.5
Politics
Banbridge District Council
http://www.banbridgedc.gov.uk
MPs: Jeffrey Donaldson
Eddie McGrady
David Trimble

Banbridge is a town in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies on the River Bann and the A1 road. It grew as a coaching stop and from linen manufacturing.

The town's best known feature is the underpass constructed in 1834 known as The Cut. Captain Crozier was born in Banbridge. Near the town lie the ancient Lisnagade Fort and Loughbrickland Crannog, constructed around the year 500.

In elections for the Westminster Parliament it is split between the Upper Bann constituency, the Lagan Valley constituency and the South Down constituency.

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