Northern Ireland

Facts & Figures

Map of Northern Ireland
  • Status: Part of United KingdomFirst Minister: (suspended Oct. 14, 2002)Land area: 5,452 sq mi (14,121 sq km)Population (1998 est.): 1,688,600Capital and largest city (2003 est.): Belfast, 484,800 (metro. area), 246,200 (city proper)Monetary unit: British pound sterling (£)Language: English Religions: Presbyterian, Church of Ireland, Roman Catholic, Methodist.Major sources and definitions