County Fermanagh in the province of Ulster is one of the six counties that make up Northern Ireland. It covers an area of 1,691 square kilometres and has a population of around 61,805.
It shares borders with Co. Tyrone to the north-east and borders counties of the Republic of Ireland on all other sides.
The county is mainly rural, situated in the basin of the River Erne. Two connected lakes, Lower and Upper Lough Erne dominate the landscape. The county town, Enniskillen, lies approximately 120km or 75 miles from Belfast. Enniskillen is the county’s largest town in both area and population.
The county takes its name from Fir Manach, the Irish word for men of Manach.