Douglas is the capital and biggest town of the Isle of Man, with a populace of 27,938 2011. It is situated at the mouth of the River Douglas, and on a general narrows of two miles. The River Douglas frames some portion of the town's harbor and primary business port.
Douglas was a little settlement until the point when it developed quickly because of connections with the English port of Liverpool in the eighteenth century. Facilitate populace development came in the next century, coming about amid the 1860s out of an organized exchange of the High Courts, the Lieutenant Governor's home, lastly the seat of the lawmaking body, Tynwald, to Douglas from the antiquated capital, Castletown.