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Scots: Airmagh[1]
Irish: Ard Mhacha[2]
Cathedrale d Armagh.jpg
St. Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh (Roman Catholic)
Population 14,777 (2011 Census)
Irish grid reference H876455
    - Belfast 33 mi (53 km)  
District Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon
County County Armagh
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ARMAGH
Postcode district BT60, BT61
Dialling code 028 37
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament Newry & Armagh
NI Assembly Newry & Armagh
List of places
Northern Ireland
Armagh arms.svg

Armagh (/ɑrˈmɑː/ ar-MAH; Irish: Ard Mhacha, IPA: [ˌaɾd̪ˠ ˈwaxə], "Macha's height"[3]) is the county town of County Armagh and a city in Northern Ireland, as well as a civil parish.


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  2. "Ard Mhacha / Armagh". Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved 20 February 2016. 
  3. Field, John (1980). Place-names of Great Britain and Ireland. Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles. p. 25. ISBN 0389201545 . OCLC 6964610 .