This is an alphabetical list of towns and villages in Northern Ireland. For a list sorted by population, see the list of settlements in Northern Ireland by population. The towns of Armagh, Lisburn and Newry are also classed as cities (see city status in the United Kingdom).
The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) uses the following definitions:
- Town - population of 4,500 or more
- Small Town - population between 4,500 and 10,000
- Medium Town - population between 10,000 and 18,000
- Large Town - population between 18,000 and 75,000
- Intermediate settlement - population between 2,250 and 4,500
- Village - population between 1,000 and 2,250
- Small villages or hamlets - population of less than 1,000
Towns are listed in bold.
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... Each village had one or more cedar plank longhouse (khwaac'ál'al or syúdəbàl?txʷ) containing extended families in a social structure that foreshadowed cohousing of today ... Villages were usually located facing a beach and body of water or river navigable by canoe, near a creek and drinking water source ... Beyond the diffuse villages and anthropogenic grasslands, most land was heavily forested ...
... Vágar has three large villages and three small ones, but a hundred years ago there were seven ... It is also a historic village and was home to Beinta Broberg, a clergyman’s wife who was dubbed “Wicked Beinta” ... The farmhouse, Kálvalíð to the north is the oldest house in the village and possibly in the Faroe Islands too ...
... Woolstone and Little Woolstone are two historic villages in modern Milton Keynes, ceremonial Buckinghamshire now called jointly Woolstone or The Woolstones and forming the heart of a new district of ... shortly after the turn of the 19th century, the villages were named Woolstone Magna (Great Woolstone) and Woolstone Parva (Little Woolstone) ... The land between the two villages is now occupied by the village cricket green ...
... The establishment of the village of Vitsa is referred to in other documents from 1321 to 1361, under the name of Vezitsa ... The village is divided by a chasm in two districts that were once different villages called Ano Vitsa and Kato Vitsa (Upper and Lower Vitsa) ... These two villages were always considered, along with Monodendri, as more or less one village, due to their small distance ...
... It encompasses the towns of Wombwell, Wath-upon-Dearne, Swinton, Conisbrough and Mexborough, the large villages of Ardsley, Bolton on Dearne, Goldthorpe, Thurnscoe, Darfield, Stairfoot and Brampton Bierlow. 207,726, however this region includes Barnsley and certain other smaller towns and villages that might not historically have considered themselves a part of the Dearne Valley ...
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