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Coordinates: 55°07′59″N 6°39′40″W / 55.133°N 6.661°W / 55.133; -6.661
Coleraine
Scots: Cowlrain or Cowlraine[1][2][3][4]
Irish: Cúil Rathain
Coleraine Stadtmitte.jpg
Coleraine town hall
 Coleraine shown within Northern Ireland
Population 24,089 (2001 Census)
Irish grid reference C844328
District Coleraine
County County Londonderry
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town COLERAINE
Postcode district BT51, BT52
Dialling code 028
Police Northern Ireland
Fire Northern Ireland
Ambulance Northern Ireland
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament East Londonderry
NI Assembly East Londonderry
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
County Londonderry

Coleraine (from the Irish: Cúil Raithin meaning "Ferny corner") is a very large town in County Derry, Northern Ireland near to the mouth of the River Bann. It is 55 miles (88.5 km) northwest of Belfast and 30 miles (48.3 km) east of Derry City, both of which are linked by major roads and railway connections. George Best Belfast City Airport to the south–east, City of Derry Airport, 25 miles (40.2 km) to the west, and the main regional airport, Belfast International Airport, to the south are all relatively accessible from Coleraine.

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