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Information on the city of Belfast

The city of Belfast is located in the state of Northern Ireland. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Belfast City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Belfast by City, town and village the 18 May 2021

Belfast’s Administration

Address of Belfast civic centreBelfastCivic centre Belfast
Belfast City Hall

Belfast BT1 5GS
United Kingdom

Work+44 02890320202
civic centre phone number02890320202
International: +44 02890320202
civic centre fax numberNot available
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Belfast NIR official websitebelfastcity.gov.uk
Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Belfast mayorFrank McCoubrey

Demographics of Belfast

Name of Belfast’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants268 700 population1 / 23
Population density in Belfast6 051,6 pop/sq mi (2 336,5 pop/km²)

Belfast's administrative numbers

Belfast's city codeGB-BFS
Belfast's city postcodeBT1 5GS

Information on the city of Belfast

Cities twinned with Belfast
China HefeiChina ShenyangUnited States Nashville
United States Boston
Natural parksBelfast isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Belfast

Airport
George Best Belfast City Airport 4.6 km
Belfast International Airport 19.8 km
Royal Air Force Ballykelly 86.9 km

Belfast's territory

Belfast's area44,40 sq mi (115,00 km²)
Belfast's altitude36 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 54.5939
Longitude: -5.92944
Latitude: 54° 35' 38'' North
Longitude: 5° 55' 46'' West
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

Belfast’s neighbouring towns

Belfast neighbouring towns
CraigaroganNewtownabbeyNewtownabbey
EdenderryNeighbouring townsNewtownabbey
EdenderryEdenderryMoneyreagh
Belfast neighbouring towns
Edenderry 6.3 kmBallylesson 6.7 kmNewtownabbey 7.2 km
Holywood 7.2 kmDundonald 7.5 kmDrumbeg 7.6 km
Ballyskeagh 8.3 kmDrumbo 8.9 kmMoneyreagh 9.2 km
Milltown 9.3 kmTullynacross 9.7 kmCarryduff 10.2 km
Hillhall 10.6 kmCraigarogan 11.6 kmLisburn 11.8 km
Roughfort 12.1 kmGreenisland 12.2 kmDundrod 12.3 km
Stoneyford 12.7 kmBallygowan 13.4 kmMillbank 13.4 km

Distance between Belfast and other main cities

London : 518 kmBirmingham : 356 kmLeeds : 299 km
Glasgow : 176 km closestSheffield : 322 kmBradford : 286 km
Manchester : 272 kmEdinburgh : 232 kmLiverpool : 234 km
Bristol : 415 kmCardiff : 392 kmWakefield : 306 km
Coventry : 380 kmWigan : 247 kmDudley : 344 km

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