County Fermanagh

County Fermanagh (/fərˈmænə/ fər-MAN; from Irish: Fir Manach or Fear Manach, meaning 'men of Manach') is one of the thirty-two counties of Ireland, one of the six counties of Northern Ireland and one of the nine counties of Ulster. The county covers an area of 1,691 km2 (653 sq mi) and has a population of 61,805 as of 2011.[5] Enniskillen is the county town and largest in both size and population.

County Fermanagh
Contae Fhear Manach
Coontie Fermanay
Nickname(s): 
The Lakeland County
Motto(s): 
Feor Magh Eanagh   (Irish)
"the Country of the Lakes"
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryNorthern Ireland
ProvinceUlster
Established1584/85
County townEnniskillen
Area
  Total715 sq mi (1,851 km2)
  Land653 sq mi (1,691 km2)
Area rank25th
Highest elevation2,182 ft (665 m)
Population
 (est. 2011)
61,805
  Rank28th[1]
Time zoneUTC±0 (GMT)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Postcode area
Area code(s)028
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).

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]