> wiki   Explore:web images videos games  

County Londonderry

KidzSearch Safe Wikipedia for Kids.
Jump to: navigation, search

Contae Dhoire
Coontie Lunnonderrie
Coat of arms of County Londonderry
Coat of arms
Location of County Londonderry
CountryUnited Kingdom
RegionNorthern Ireland
County townColeraine
 • Total801 sq mi (2,074 km2)
Area rank15th
Highest elevation2,224 ft (678 m)
 • Rank6th[1]
Time zoneUTC±0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Postcode area
Contae Dhoire[2] is the Irish name; Coontie Lunnonderrie is its name in Ulster Scots.[3]

County Londonderry (Irish: Contae Dhoire; Ulster-Scots: Coontie Lunnonderrie), also known as County Derry, is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland. The county covers an area of 2,074 km² (801 sq mi) and today has a population of about 247,132.


  1. Key Statistics Tables Archived 27 November 2007 at the Wayback Machine 2001 Census combined for Coleraine, Derry, Limavady & Magherafelt.
  2. "Northern Ireland". Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom). Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
  3. Banagher and Boveagh Churches Archived 30 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine Department of the Environment.

Help Improve This Page: Please contact us to become an approved KidzSearch editor and provide your credentials. Provide feedback on this article in our County Londonderry Forum