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Irish: Droichead Átha
|Highest elevation||23 m (75 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||1 m (3 ft)|
|Irish Grid Reference||O088754|
Drogheda (pronounced /ˈdrɒhədə/ or /ˈdrɔːdə/) (Droichead Átha in Irish, meaning "Bridge of the Ford") is an industrial and port town in County Louth on the east coast of Ireland, 56 km (35 mi) north of Dublin.
Within legally defined boundaries, Drogheda is the second largest town in Ireland, behind its county neighbour, Dundalk; however, the town's total population (including suburbs and environs) is recorded to be 35,090, five inhabitants more than Dundalk.
- "Census 2011, Preliminary results", Table 8. Central Statistics Office Ireland
- "Census 2006 – Volume 1 – Population Classified by Area". Central Statistics Office Census 2006 Reports. Central Statistics Office Ireland. April 2007. http://www.cso.ie/census/documents/census2006_volume_1_pop_classified_by_area.pdf. Retrieved 2007-06-17.