Omagh

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Coordinates: 54°35′N 7°17′W / 54.59°N 7.29°W / 54.59; -7.29

Omagh (English pronunciation: /ˈoʊmə/[1]; Irish pronunciation: [ˈomæ] – from Irish: an Ómaigh, meaning "the virgin plain")[2] is the county town of County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, situated where the rivers Drumragh and Camowen meet to form the Strule. The town, which is the largest in the county, has an estimated population of 22,182 (2008 estimates). Omagh also contains the headquarters of Omagh District Council and the Western Education and Library Board.

It is the county town of Tyrone, having taken the title from Dungannon around 1768. The town is twinned with East Kilbride, Scotland and with L'Haÿ-les-Roses, France.

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