Template:Country data Northern Ireland

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Template:Country data Northern Ireland is an internal data container not intended to be transcluded directly. It is used indirectly by templates such as flag, flagicon, and others.

Ulster Banner.svg

Standard parameters

Parameter nameValueMeaning
alias Northern Ireland Main article name (Northern Ireland)
flag alias Ulster Banner.svg Image name (File:Ulster Banner.svg, shown on right)

Flag variants

LabelFlag image (40px)Image name
assemblyFlag of Northern Ireland Assembly.svgFlag of Northern Ireland Assembly.svg
saltireSt Patrick's saltire.svgSt Patrick's saltire.svg
unionFlag of the United Kingdom.svgFlag of the United Kingdom.svg

Redirect aliases

This template can also be used via an alias name (implemented as a redirect to this template):
Alias name{{flag|alias}} output{{flagcountry|alias}} output
NIR (view) NIR Northern Ireland

See What links here for a full list of redirects.

Example usage

  • {{flag|Northern Ireland}} Northern Ireland
  • {{flagicon|Northern Ireland}}Northern Ireland

Using a flag variant

  • {{flag|Northern Ireland|assembly}} Northern Ireland
  • {{flagicon|Northern Ireland|assembly}}Northern Ireland

Using a redirect alias

Related templates

Please see the following related country_data templates:

Other information

At present, Northern Ireland does not have any official flag. This template should only be used for instances where the Ulster Banner is used in reliable sources as the flag for Northern Ireland. Typically, these are sport-related articles, such as those involving the Northern Ireland national football team or its players, athletes competing for Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth Games, golfers from Northern Ireland, etc. The advice at WP:IMOS FLAGS should be reviewed before using this template.

Use Template:noflag to correctly align text in lists of nations with flag icons, but for which a flag for Northern Ireland would be inappropriate. For example:


This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

Country data Northern Ireland

This template should not be used directly. It is used indirectly by flag templates such as Template:Flag and Template:Flagicon. See Category:Flag template system for a full list of flag templates and Wikipedia:WikiProject Flag Template for further documentation.

Template parameters

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