Nation

North of Ireland

Tuaisceart Éireann

State
United Kingdom
Area
14.130 km2
Population
1.810.860 inhabitants (2011)
Languages
Irish, English
Official languages
English

Native language speakers
3% (2014)
Main cities
Belfast, Derry
Per capita income
27.200 € (2017)
Native political institutions
Government of Northern Ireland
Main religious culture
Protestant Christian (53%), Catholic Christian (%44)
National bank holiday
Saint Patrick's day (17 March)
Main nationalist parties
SINN FÉIN, SDLP (SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC AND LABOUR PARTY)
Nationalist share in the native parliament
39% (2022)

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