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County Antrim

County Antrim
Area: 2,844 kmē
Population: 566,000 (estimate)
Province: Ulster

County Antrim (Contae Aontroim in Irish) is one of the six counties that form Northern Ireland (United Kingdom). It belongs to the province of Ulster. Covering an area of 2,844 kmē, it has a population of approximately 566,000.

The traditional county town is Antrim. More recently, Ballymena was the seat of county government. (The counties of Northern Ireland ceased to be administrative entities in the 1970s, with the reorganization of local government there.) Other notable towns and cities in Antrim include:

Last updated: 05-13-2005 07:56:04