Londonderry, Derry and Irish Doire, is a town in the district of Strabane, in the north-west of Northern Ireland in the United Kingdom. It is the second most populous city in Northern Ireland.
Founded in the early 17th century on a hill on the west bank of the River Foyle, the town experienced an exceptional boom to the north and the right bank of the river in the 1850s, when the manufacture of linen shirts took off. importance , and light industries (such as agro-food) are set up.
During World War II, the city was the westernmost Allied military port in Europe.
The city, which has about 90,000 inhabitants, is characterized by its fortification, its very steep streets and its important nature reserves.
‘Celtronic’ is a major annual electronic dance festival held at venues across Londonderry.
Image of title: The Peace Bridge over the River Foyle. Source: flickr / Tom Bastin