Benbane Head

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Coordinates: 55°14′49″N6°29′06″W / 55.247°N 6.485°W / 55.247; -6.485

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Benbane Head, or Benbane (from Irish an Bhinn Bhán, meaning 'the white headland'), [1] is the northernmost point of mainland Northern Ireland. It is in County Antrim, near the Giant's Causeway, which lies between Causeway Head and Benbane Head. The nearest settlements are Bushmills and Portballintrae.

Irish language Goidelic (Gaelic) language spoken in Ireland and by Irish people

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Northern Ireland Part of the United Kingdom lying in the north-east of the island of Ireland, created 1921

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County Antrim Place in Antrim, Northern Ireland

County Antrim is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland. Adjoined to the north-east shore of Lough Neagh, the county covers an area of 3,046 square kilometres (1,176 sq mi) and has a population of about 618,000. County Antrim has a population density of 203 people per square kilometre or 526 people per square mile. It is also one of the thirty-two traditional counties of Ireland, as well as part of the historic province of Ulster.

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