National Symbols of Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast.

The official language is Irish, English and the Pound sterling is the currency of the Northern Ireland. The domain is .ni and the country code is +44.

National day is celebrated on 11 Jan 2023. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Northern Ireland is no exception.

In Northern Ireland, Irish Rugby Football Union is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Northern Irish people. Irish whiskey is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Northern Ireland. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Sinéad Morrissey represent a national Northern Irish symbol.

The current president of Northern Ireland is Elizabeth II (Monarch) and Paul Givan (First Minister) is the Prime Minister.

In Northern Ireland the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Northern Irish national anthem was written by N/A and composed by Traditional.

Country information

Former name(s) Hibernia
Official name(s) Northern Ireland
Alternative name(s) Northern Ireland
Regional location Located in the northeast of the island of Ireland, Northern Ireland shares a border to the south and west with the Republic of Ireland.
Country name etymology The names Ireland and Éire derive from Old Irish Ériu, a goddess in Irish mythology first recorded in the ninth century.
Climate Temperate maritime; modified by North Atlantic Current; mild winters, cool summers; consistently humid; overcast about half the time
Terrain Rugged coastline in the north and northeast to the gentle fruit-growing regions of Armagh
Population 1,893,667
Language(s) Irish, English
Religion Roman Catholicism
Country code +44
Literacy rate 99%
Currency Pound sterling
Capital city Belfast
Domain(TLD) .ni
Ethnicity White, Asian, Black & other
Head of government First Minister
Nationality Northern Irish
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 14,130 km2 (5,460 sq mi)
Timezone UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
Average elevation 150 to 180 m (500–600 ft)
Coastline N/A
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Northern Ireland

Flag map of Northern Ireland

Motto of Northern Ireland

No official motto

National animal of Northern Ireland

The National animal of Northern Ireland is Not Declared

National flower of Northern Ireland

The National flower of Northern Ireland is Flax. Botanical name is Linum usitatissimum.

National flower of Northern Ireland - Flax

National bird of Northern Ireland

The National bird of Northern Ireland is Not Declared

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Northern Irish Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A man is often a bad adviser to himself and a good adviser to another.

There are finer fish in the sea than have ever been caught.

That which is nearest a woman’s heart is the first to come out.

Age is Honorable and youth is noble.

A person’s heart is in his feet.

When you are right no one remembers; when you are wrong no one forgets.

When the apple is ripe it will fall.

If you want an audience start a fight.

If you want to be criticized, marry.

Nature breaks through the eyes of the cat.

Even a small thorn causes festering.

A questioning man is halfway to being wise.

When a twig grows hard it is difficult to twist it.

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