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What is the closest point between England and Ireland?
The shortest crossing would be across the very northern channel, directly between the north-east corner of Northern Ireland and the south west tip of the Mull of Kintyre – a distance of about 13 miles.
Where is the border between England and Ireland?
The Republic of Ireland–United Kingdom border, sometimes referred to as the Irish border or British-Irish border, runs for 499 km (310 mi) from Lough Foyle in the north of Ireland to Carlingford Lough in the northeast, separating the Republic of Ireland from Northern Ireland.
How far apart are Ireland and the UK?
The total straight line distance between Ireland and England is 447 KM (kilometers) and 800 meters. The miles based distance from Ireland to England is 278.3 miles.
What part of Ireland is apart of the UK?
Politically, the island of Ireland is divided between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom, with many Northern Irish people identifying as being British.
Is Ireland or France closer to England?
It is closer to continental Europe than any other part of mainland Britain, divided from France only by a 33 km (21 mi) sea gap, the English Channel. The 50 km (31 mi) Channel Tunnel, near Folkestone, directly links England to mainland Europe. The English/French border is halfway along the tunnel.
How close are Scotland and Ireland?
If you look at a map of the British Isles, you will see that Ireland and Scotland are only a short distance apart, as little as 12 miles at one point. While both countries have much in common, each is unique in temperament, landscape, and charm.
What is the closest country to UK?
The UK has only one land border, and that is on the island of Ireland. Since 1994 the Channel Tunnel beneath the English Channel links the UK with France. The United Kingdom shares maritime borders with Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and the Faroe Islands (Denmark).