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Where is Northern Ireland, United Kingdom?

Location of province of Northern Ireland on a map

Northern Ireland is a province found in the nation of United Kingdom. Home to 1,810,863 people, it is the 4th largest division in United Kingdom in terms of population.

Northern Ireland gained its current status as a province in the year 1973. The government of Northern Ireland is lead by Peter Robinson and is based in the province capital of Belfast (Population: 274,770).

The most populous cities in Northern Ireland are: Belfast (Population: 274,770), Londonderry County Borough (Population: 87,153), Derry (Population: 83,652), Lisburn (Population: 77,506), Newtownabbey (Population: 63,860).

Northern Ireland Province - Quick Facts

Country United Kingdom
Region Type Province
ISO Code GB_NIR
Time Zone GMT
Year of Establishment 1973
Capital Belfast (Population: 274,770)
Head of Government Peter Robinson
Total Population 1,810,863
Total Area 13,483 sq km (5,206 sq miles)
Population Density 134.3 sq km (347.9 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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