The flag of Northern Ireland is the Union Jack
- Population » 1.9 million (estimate)
- Major language » English
- Major religion » Christianity
- Monetary unit » 1 pound sterling = 100 pence
- 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.
- Status: Semi-autonomous country in the United Kingdom.
- Nationalists favour union with the Irish Republic.
- Main exports » Textiles, machinery