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The city of Derry/Londonderry (population 72,334) is situated in the north west of County Derry/Londonderry. It lies at Northern Ireland's western border with the Republic to the west, and it straddles the River Foyle, which runs into Lough Foyle.

Museums
Tower Museum in Derry Craft Village tells the story of the city.

Foyle Valley Railway Museum, just outside the city walls by Craigavon Bridge, tells the story of the narrow gauge railway that operated in the north west region of Ireland during the early 1900s.

Harbour Museum, in the old Londonderry Port Building on Guildhall Street, highlights Derry's maritime history.

Other Attractions
Located right in the heart of the city centre, Derry Craft Village is a unique development portraying life in Derry from the 16th to 19th centuries.
It contains a number of craft shops selling Derry crystal, hand-woven cloth, and other handcrafted items.

The old city walls and gates (1613-1618) are the only intact city walls in Ireland.

The Fifth Province interpretative centre in the Calgach Centre on Butcher Street relates the city's Celtic history.

Amenities
The City of Derry Golf Club is just south of the city on Victoria Road. Tel. +44 28 71346369.

Foyle Golf Club is north of the city on Alder Road.
Tel. +44 28 71352222.

Indoor sports can be played at Pilot's Row Leisure Centre on Rosville Street (+44 28 71373296) and the Brandywell Sports Centre on Lone Moor Road (+44 28 71263902).

Transport
The City of Derry Airport is about 13 kilometres east of the city on the A2.
There are 19 express buses to Belfast, and there are several buses a day to Letterkenny, Sligo, Galway, Limerick, and Cork.

Feda O'Donnell (+44 141 6313696) runs a bus service between Glasgow and Letterkenny that stops in Derry.

Lough Swilly Bus Service (+44 48 71262017) provides connections with towns in Donegal.

There are six trains a day to Belfast. However, the bus service is more frequent and an hour faster.

Local buses leave from Foyle Street in front of the bus station. Shareable black cabs that serve outlying suburbs also pick up here.

Accommodation
Accommodation in the city is limited.

Useful contact details for Derry
(When dialling from the Republic of Ireland, replace +44 28 with 048.)
Bus Station +44 28 71262261
Train station +44 28 71342228
Northern Ireland bus and rail information  
Police Stations  
Strand Road +44 28 71379720
Shantallow +44 28 71379747
Rosemount +44 28 71379712
Waterside +44 28 71367337
Bank of Ireland  
Shipquay Street +44 28 7126 4141
Strand Road +44 28 7126 4141
Spencer Road +44 28 7126 4141
First Trust Bank  
Shipquay Street +44 28 71363921
Waterside +44 28 71349316
Ledu The Small Business Agency  
North West Regional Office +44 28 71267257
Tourist Information +44 28 71267284
Derry City Council  
   
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