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Omagh

Omagh district
Geography
Area:
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 2nd
1,130 km²
? %
Admin HQ: Omagh
: GB-OMH
ONS code: 95K
Demographics
Population:
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 16th
47,952
42 / km²
Community: Catholic: 69.1%
Protestant: 29.7
Politics
Omagh District Council
http://www.omagh.gov.uk
MP: Pat Doherty

''This article is about the town of Omagh. For the film of same name see: Omagh (film).

Omagh is a town in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. It received international attention with the Omagh bombing of 1998, which killed 29 people — 13 women (one pregnant) 9 children and 6 men.

The Ulster-American Folk Park in Omagh includes the cottage where Thomas Mellon was born in 1813, before emigrating to Pennsylvania, in the United States when he was five. His son Andrew W. Mellon became secretary to the US Treasury.

The town is also the home of Irish League club Omagh Town FC.

In both the Westminster Parliament and the Northern Ireland Assembly, Omagh is completely contained within the West Tyrone constituency.

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