It's first mention in history was in 1511, and it rose to prominence as a shipping port in close connection with the city of Liverpool.
Today, Douglas is the Isle of Man's primary location for economy, business, import and export, transport, shopping, and entertainment. Despite its central role on the island, however, it is inhabited by only 28,000 people.
People Born in Douglas
Douglas in People's Lives
Ralph Fiennes: I traveled here in 2004 to film scenes of the movie Chromophobia, which was directed by my sister.
Sarah Gadon: I traveld here in 2012 to film scenes of the movie Belle.