Currently a consituent unit of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland comprises the northeastern part of Ireland island, the core of the historic province of Ulster. It was ruled by the O'Neills of Tyrone in the 16th century. When the rest of Ireland demanded home rule in the late 19th century, the Protestant majority in Northern Ireland remained loyal to United Kingdom.

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54.7877150° N, 6.4923150° W

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  1. 1.   Overview of Northern Ireland  ← you are here
  2. 2.   Interactive Map of Northern Ireland

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Northern Ireland, UK
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
November 21, 2021