Northern Ireland

Map of Northern Ireland in the United Kingdom
Northern Ireland in the UK map; © UKPhoenix79 via Wikipedia Commons

Travel destination guide for Northern Ireland, the smallest country in the United Kingdom. Northern Ireland is located in the north east of the island of Ireland sharing a border with the Republic of Ireland. To the north and east of the country there is coastline that includes the famous Causeway Coast & Glens, an area of natural scenic beauty. Learn more about Northern Ireland and its history, heritage, culture and attractions offering a range of places to explore. Northern Ireland includes Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland and largest city known for its city attractions and vibrant nightlife. Other prominent cities and towns in Northern Ireland include Derry, Bangor, Lisburn Newtownabbey and Ballymena. Despite being a relatively small country Northern Ireland offers visitors a range of attractions along with inspiring scenery and a range of landscapes that include lakes, mountains to a scenic coastline. The Giant’s Causeway located to the north, known for its dramatic scenery and landscape, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Find country information on Northern Ireland including country overview, travel guides outlines local attractions & places of interest for visitors, travellers tips & advice, maps and local search. Northern Ireland includes a number of small towns and villages that are full of character along with a number of historic attractions & houses. Visitors can find a number of open spaces in local and national parks along with areas of outstanding natural beauty to enjoy Northern Ireland’s natural beauty. Visitors can find a host of historic buildings, castles, museums, galleries, local festivals, shows & fairs throughout the year.

Northern Ireland Quick Facts:

Population: 1,810,863 million

Area total: 13,843 sq km

Capital: Belfast

Languages: Irish, Ulster Scots & English

Currency: Pound Sterling (£)

Climate: Temperate Maritime Climate, changeable with extreme weather rare. Temperatures are generally a little lower than southern areas in the UK.

Time Zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) & British Summer Time (UTC+1.00)

Major International Airports: Belfast International, George Best Belfast City and City of Derry Airport.

Famous Attractions: Causeway Coast, Giant’s Causeway, Enniskillen Castle, Dunluce Castle, St Columb's Cathedral, Saint Augustines Church, Parliament Buildings at Stormont, Belfast Zoo, Belfast Castle, Mourne Mountains, Tollymore Forest Park & many more.

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