The flag of Northern Ireland is the Union Jack

The flag of Northern Ireland is the Union Jack

  • Capital » Belfast
    • Also largest city

Facts

  • Population » 1.9 million (estimate)
  • Major language » English
  • Major religion » Christianity
  • Monetary unit » 1 pound sterling = 100 pence

Geography

  • Area »13,576 sq km (5,242 sq miles)
  • The only land border is with the Republic of Ireland
  • The 32 counties within the island of Ireland are divided between the 26 counties in the Republic of Ireland and 6 in Northern Ireland.

Overland

  • Drive « on the left side

Notes

  • Status: Semi-autonomous country in the United Kingdom.
  • Nationalists favour union with the Irish Republic.
  • Main exports » Textiles, machinery

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This page was last updated on 2021.08.24 by Robert Vinet