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Limavady

Limavady district
Geography
Area:
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 10th
586 km²
? %
Admin HQ: Limavady
: GB-LMV
ONS code: 95B
Demographics
Population:
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 23rd
32,422
55 / km²
Community: Catholic: 56.6%
Protestant: 41.6
Politics
Limavady District Council
http://www.limavady.gov.uk
MP: Gregory Campbell

Limavady is a town in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland. Limavady is most famous for the tune to Danny Boy, The Londonderry Air. It was in this town a local harmonica player, Jonny Dallas, captured the local tune, published the score and then emigrated to America.

Together with the neighbouring district of Coleraine, it forms the East Londonderry constituency for elections to the Westminster Parliament and Northern Ireland Assembly.

External link: Limavady homepage


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