County Londonderry in the province of Ulster is one of the six counties that make up Northern Ireland. It covers an area of 2,074 square kilometres and has a population of about 247,132.
The highest point in the county is Sawel Mountain in the Sperrins range along the Co. Tyrone border. Steep cliffs and a wild Atlantic coastline and stunning beaches dominate the north of the county.
The county takes its name from Dhoire, the Irish word for an Oak Grove. The area has often been the subject of political debate dating back to the Plantation of Ulster.
Places of Interest
The following places will be of interest to anyone wishing to explore more of the county's World War Two heritage.