Douglas is the capital of the Isle of Man, a dependency of the Crown of the United Kingdom. Douglas is capital, port and municipality of the Isle of Man, one of the British Isles of the Irish Sea. The city is located on the east coast of the island, at the mouth of two rivers: the Dhoo and the Glass, which means 'dark' and 'clear' in Manx, a Celtic language typical of the island. The city took its name from the rivers.
Noteworthy is the Torre del Refugio, which was built in 1832 to house navigators shipwrecked on the dangerous Conister rock, near the entrance to the port of Dhoo, and the National Museum of Manx, which has a collection dedicated to archeology and natural history. Of the island. Surrounded by low hills, Douglas is a busy summer resort.