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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Geography Statistics of

  • Coastline: 539 km (334 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 5,158 sq miles (13,360 sq km)
    (water) 198 sq miles (511 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 5,356 sq miles (13,874 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: Northern Ireland divides itself into 26 districts and 6 historic counties. The districts are Antrim, Ards, Armagh, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Banbridge, Belfast, Carrickfergus, Castlereagh, Coleraine, Cookstown, Craigavon, Derry, Down, Dungannon and South Tyrone, Fermanagh, Larne, Limavady, Lisburn, Magherafelt, Moyle, Newry and Mourne, Newtonabbey, North Down, Omagh, Strabane.
  • Regions Map
  • Horizontal Width: 140 km (86 miles) from Belleek east to the capital city of Belfast
  • Vertical Length: 133 km (82 miles) from the town of Portstewart south to Kilkeel on the Irish Sea

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (1) Ireland
  • Geographic Center: 3.57 km (2.22 miles) north of Cookstown near Laugh Neagh
  • Highest Point: Slieve Donard, 850 m (2,788 ft)
  • Lowest Point: Irish Sea coastline, 0 m (0 ft)
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