What is the meaning of Banbridge?

What is the meaning of Banbridge?

noun. a district in S Northern Ireland, in Co Down.

Why is Banbridge called Banbridge?

Banbridge (/bænˈbrɪdʒ/ ban-BRIJ) is a town in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies on the River Bann and the A1 road and is named after a bridge built over the River Bann in 1712. It is situated in the civil parish of Seapatrick and the historic barony of Iveagh Upper, Upper Half.

What religion is Banbridge?

List of districts in Northern Ireland by religion or religion brought up in

District Catholic Protestant and other Christian
Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon 43.0% 51.7%
Belfast 40% 49.5%
Causeway Coast and Glens 40.2% 54.8%
Derry and Strabane 72.2% 25.4%

Is Banbridge Protestant or Catholic?

Banbridge (district)

Banbridge District Ceantar Dhroichead na Banna
District HQ Banbridge
Catholic 32%
Protestant 62%
Country Northern Ireland

How many houses are in Banbridge?

On Census Day 2011 in Banbridge District Electoral Area, there were 33,206 people (99.36% of the usually resident population) living in 12,846 households, giving an average household size of 2.58.

When was Banbridge founded?

Located on the River Bann, the town of Banbridge came into existence following the building of a stone bridge across the river in 1712.

What’s the population of Banbridge?

Census 2011

Banbridge LGD Northern Ireland
Total Population (2020) 51,108 1,895,510
Children (0-15 years) 11,002 395,816
Young Working Age (16-39 years) 14,612 571,756
Older Working Age (40-64 years) 17,143 607,989

Is Banbridge A nice place to live?

Crime and Safety in Banbridge Banbridge is the third most dangerous small town in Down, and is among the top 10 most dangerous overall out of Down’s 48 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Banbridge in 2021 was 68 crimes per 1,000 people.