Flag of Northern Ireland

The Northern Irish flag consists of the Cross of St. George on a white field and in the middle of the cross is a red hand in a six-pointed star under a crown. The colors used in the flag are orange, white and yellow. The size of the Northern Irish flag is 1:2. The flag of Northern Ireland was adopted in 1953. The first use of the current design was in 1953. The last change to the current Northern Ireland flag design was in 1953.

Flag of Northern Ireland

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Flag proportion

Ratio 1:2


  • First flag usage: 1953
  • Adoption current flag: 1953
  • Last change flag: 1953

Flag colors


About Northern Ireland


1 810 862


5 326 sq mi
13 793 km2

Population density

340 sq mi
131 km2

Country information

Country: Northern Ireland
Continent: Europe
Official languages: English, Irish, Ulster Scottish
Capital: Belfast
Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Border length: 310 miles / 499 km
Neighbouring countries
Ireland: 310 miles 499 km

The Northern Ireland flag is the flag of the country of Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is located in the continent of Europe. Northern Ireland has 1 neighbour. The total length of the land border of Northern Ireland is 499 km. Northern Ireland has the following neighbouring countries with corresponding distances from the land border: Ireland: 499 km.

1 810 862 people live in Northern Ireland, a country with an area of 13 793 km² (0% water). The population density in Northern Ireland is 128 inhabitants per km². The official languages of Northern Ireland are English, Irish and Ulster Scottish. The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast. Northern Ireland is a constitutional monarchy.

The currency in Northern Ireland is the pound sterling (GBP). UTC (default time) in Northern Ireland is UTC+00:00 and UTC+01:00 in summer. Northern Ireland has the unique two-letter country code UK (also called the internet top-level domain). The unique three-letter country code is GBR, and the three-digit country code is 44. The country code number (phone number) for Northern Ireland is +44.


0% water


Pound sterling (GBP)


CET: UTC+00:00
CEST: UTC+01:00


Internet TLD: UK, IE
Three-letter country code: GBR
Three-digit country code: 44
Calling code: 44 28

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