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Castletown is a town in the Isle of Man. As in 2001, the population is 3100 inhabitants. Castletown is historical capital of the island.
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'''Castletown''' is a town in the [[Isle of Man]]. In 2001, the population was 3100 inhabitants. Castletown is the historical capital of the island.
  
 
== Geography ==
 
== Geography ==
  
Castletown is located in the south of island, on the seashore.
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Castletown is located in the south of the island, on the coast.
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
  
It is known the Castletown already excisted in 1090, wich makes it one of the oldest towns of the British isles. It used to be the capital of the island before Douglas.
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It is known the Castletown already existed in 1090, which makes it one of the oldest towns in the British Isles. It used to be the capital of the island before Douglas.
  
 
== Transport ==
 
== Transport ==
  
There is a small haurbor. Castletown is served by the Isle of Man steam railway. The only airport of the island, Isle of Man airport, is located near Castletown.
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There is a small harbor. Castletown is served by the Isle of Man steam railway. The only airport of the island, Isle of Man airport, is located near Castletown.
  
 
== Sights ==
 
== Sights ==
  
The Rushen castle, now a museum, was founded in 13 century.
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Rushen Castle, now a museum, was founded in the 13th century.

Revision as of 00:31, 22 January 2008

Castletown is a town in the Isle of Man. In 2001, the population was 3100 inhabitants. Castletown is the historical capital of the island.

Geography

Castletown is located in the south of the island, on the coast.

History

It is known the Castletown already existed in 1090, which makes it one of the oldest towns in the British Isles. It used to be the capital of the island before Douglas.

Transport

There is a small harbor. Castletown is served by the Isle of Man steam railway. The only airport of the island, Isle of Man airport, is located near Castletown.

Sights

Rushen Castle, now a museum, was founded in the 13th century.