County Fermanagh

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County Fermanagh (/fərˈmænə/ fər-MAN; from Irish Fir Manach / Fear Manach, meaning 'men of Manach') is one of the thirty-two counties of Ireland, one of the nine counties of Ulster and one of six counties of Northern Ireland

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County Fermanagh
Contae Fhear Manach (Irish)
Coontie Fermanay (Ulster-Scots)
Coat of arms of County Fermanagh
The Lakeland County
Feor Magh Eanagh   (Irish)
"the Country of the Lakes"
Location of County Fermanagh
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryNorthern Ireland
County townEnniskillen
  Total715 sq mi (1,851 km2)
  Land653 sq mi (1,691 km2)
Highest elevation2,182 ft (665 m)
Time zoneUTC±0 (GMT)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Postcode area
Area code028
Contae Fhear Manach is the Irish name; Countie Fermanagh,[2] Coontie Fermanagh[3] and Coontie Fermanay[4] are Ulster Scots spellings (the latter used only by Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council).

The county covers an area of 1,691 km2 (653 sq mi) and had a population of 63,585 as of 2021.[5][6] Enniskillen is the county town and largest in both size and population.

Fermanagh is one of four counties of Northern Ireland to have a majority of its population from a Catholic background, according to the 2011 census.[1]

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