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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Northern Ireland is one of 4 primary administrative regions in United Kingdom with a population of approximately 1,829,700 people.

Facts and figures on Northern Ireland at a glance

Region name: Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,829,700 people
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland) is located in the regional capital Belfast (Belfast) with a population of 274,770 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Northern Ireland's regional capital Belfast to United Kingdom's capital London (London) is approximately 519 km (322 mi).

Facts and figures about Northern Ireland
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland1,829,700 peopleBelfast Belfast274,770 people

Compare with other regions in United Kingdom.

Map of Northern Ireland

Map of Northern Ireland

Information on Northern Ireland

Information on Northern Ireland
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Northern Ireland Northern IrelandBelfast Belfast26United KingdomEurope

Time in Northern Ireland

Time in Northern Ireland
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 31 May 2023 - 4:08amIn effect (+1 hour)Wed, 31 May 2023 - 3:08amGMT UTC +1.0Europe/London

Geographic coordinates of Northern Ireland

Latitude & Longitude of Northern Ireland
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map54°30'00.0"N (54.5000000°)6°30'00.0"W (-6.5000000°)

Subregions in Northern Ireland

There are 26 administrative subregions in Northern Ireland.
Subregions in Northern Ireland
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Antrim Borough Antrim Borough1.54,000Antrim Antrim19,661
Ards District Ards District2.78,500Newtownards Newtownards29,363
Armagh District Armagh District3.60,400Armagh Armagh14,801
Ballymena District Ballymena District4.64,800Ballymena Ballymena28,932
Ballymoney District Ballymoney District5.31,700Ballymoney Ballymoney9,625
Banbridge District Banbridge District6.48,900Banbridge Banbridge16,173
Carrickfergus District Carrickfergus District7.39,000Carrickfergus Carrickfergus29,208
Castlereagh District Castlereagh District8.67,900Castlereagh Castlereagh56,679
City of Belfast City of Belfast9.281,700Belfast Belfast274,770
City of Derry City of Derry10.108,600Derry Derry83,652
Coleraine District Coleraine District11.59,000Coleraine Coleraine25,681
Cookstown District Cookstown District12.37,600Cookstown Cookstown11,081
Craigavon District Craigavon District13.95,500Craigavon Craigavon59,236
Down District Down District14.70,800Downpatrick Downpatrick10,507
Dungannon District Dungannon District15.59,300Dungannon Dungannon11,935
Fermanagh District Fermanagh District16.62,500Enniskillen Enniskillen14,472
Larne District Larne District17.32,200Larne Larne18,421
Limavady District Limavady District18.33,900Limavady Limavady12,970
Lisburn District Lisburn District19.122,000Lisburn Lisburn77,506
Magherafelt District Magherafelt District20.45,800Magherafelt Magherafelt9,157
Moyle District Moyle District21.17,100Ballycastle Ballycastle5,566
Newry and Mourne District Newry and Mourne District22.101,600Newry Newry27,757
Newtownabbey District Newtownabbey District23.85,600Newtownabbey Newtownabbey63,860
North Down District North Down District24.79,400Bangor Bangor60,385
Omagh District Omagh District25.51,800Omagh Omagh21,056
Strabane District Strabane District26.40,000Strabane Strabane14,198

External sources of information on Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland on Wikipedia