Welcome to Northern Ireland.
|National Day:||17 March St Patrick's Day.|
|Population:||1.81 million (2011 Census).|
|Other Cities:||Londonderry, Lisburn, Armagh and Newry.|
|Official Language:||English, Irish and Ulster Scots.|
|Nationality:||British and Irish.|
|Main religions:||Protestant and Catholic.|
|Currency:||Pound Sterling (£).|
|Highest point:||Slieve Donard mountain 848 m (2782 ft).|
|Longest river:||River Bann 129 kilometres (80 miles).|
People who work in the United Kingdom have a number of employment rights and responsibilities - find out what they are and where to get further information. For more information visit: NI Direct.