Belfast Upper

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Belfast Upper

Béal Feirste Uachtarach [1] (Irish)
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Location of Belfast Upper, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Northern Ireland
County Antrim

Belfast Upper is a barony in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. [2] To its east lies the barony of Belfast and Belfast Lough, and it is bordered by five other baronies: Belfast Lower to the north-east; Antrim Upper to the north-west; Massereene Lower to the west; Massereene Upper to the south-west; and Castlereagh Upper to the south. [2] The Forth River flows through both Belfast Upper and Lower. [3] The most prominent hills in the barony are Black Hill and Lyle's Hill. [1]

Contents

List of settlements

Below is a list of settlements in Belfast Upper: [1]

Cities

Towns and villages

Population centres

List of civil parishes

Below is a list of civil parishes in Belfast Upper: [4] [5]

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Dungannon Middle Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Orior Lower Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Fews Lower Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Castlereagh Lower Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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Castlereagh Upper Place in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Castlereagh Upper is a historic barony in County Down, Northern Ireland. It was created by 1841 with the division of Castlereagh into two. It is bordered by eight other baronies: Castlereagh Lower and Dufferin to the east; Lecale Lower and Kinelarty to the south; Iveagh Lower, Lower Half, Iveagh Lower, Upper Half, and Massereene Upper to the west; and Belfast Upper to the north.

References

  1. 1 2 3 "Belfast Upper". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 February 2011.
  2. 1 2 PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
  3. "Forth River". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  4. "PRONI Civil Parishes of County Antrim". Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2010.
  5. "Baronies and parishes of County Antrim". Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 5 February 2011.