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
Nickname: 
The Lakeland County
Motto(s): 
Feor Magh Eanagh   (Irish)
"the Country of the Lakes"
Location of County Fermanagh
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryNorthern Ireland
ProvinceUlster
Established1584/85
County townEnniskillen
Area
  Total715 sq mi (1,851 km2)
  Land653 sq mi (1,691 km2)
  Rank25th
Highest elevation2,182 ft (665 m)
Population
 (2021)
63,585
  Rank29th[1]
Time zoneUTC±0 (GMT)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Postcode area
Area code028
Websitediscovernorthernireland.com/about-northern-ireland/counties/co-fermanagh/county-fermanagh/
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).
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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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