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    Londonderry is one of the six countries of Northern Ireland, and one of the nine countries of Ulster. The area of Londonderry stands at 2,118 km2 Hosting a population of 83650 people in 2020 – 2021 statistics.

    The ethnics in Londonderry are of five groups: White Non- Hispanic, White Hispanic, African American Non Hispanic and some other Hispanic groups.

    Londonderry is famous for its apple orchards and is home to the headquarters of Stony field Farm and part of Manchester – Boston Regional Airport.

    The original name of the city is Derry from the Irish “Doire Chlle”-meaning the “oak- grove” of “Colmkille”. It gained the name Londonderry from a company of swindlers that was established in London during 17th century, to get the native Irish off the area so that English and Scots can settle the region.

    Upon the charter of 1613, the city was established the county of Londonderry, which had the old county – “O’Neill lands” of “Loughinsholin”, and some parts of other counties. New towns were founded and resided with Scots and English planters.


    Living Expenses in Londonderry

    An international student estimated monthly costs are $620 (500P), without rent. Londonderry is believed to be less expensive than New York, without rent.

    Lists of Living Expenses in Londonderry in Pounds




    Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant

    10.00 £

    Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course

    35.00 £

    McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)

    6.50 £

    Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)

    3.35 £

    Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)

    3.90 £

    Cappuccino (regular)

    2.95 £

    Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)

    1.21 £

    Water (0.33 liter bottle)

    1.00 £




    Milk (regular), (1 liter)

    1.04 £

    Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)

    1.22 £

    Rice (white), (1kg)

    1.28 £

    Eggs (regular) (12)

    2.16 £

    Local Cheese (1kg)

    5.37 £

    Chicken Fillets (1kg)

    6.06 £

    Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)

    6.20 £

    Apples (1kg)

    1.67 £

    Banana (1kg)

    1.11 £

    Oranges (1kg)

    1.33 £

    Tomato (1kg)

    1.57 £

    Potato (1kg)

    1.33 £

    Onion (1kg)

    0.97 £

    Lettuce (1 head)

    0.88 £

    Water (1.5 liter bottle)

    1.00 £

    Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)

    6.00 £

    Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)

    2.00 £

    Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)

    2.70 £

    Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)

    11.15 £




    One-way Ticket (Local Transport)

    1.75 £

    Monthly Pass (Regular Price)

    24.00 £

    Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)

    2.70 £

    Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)

    1.00 £

    Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)

    12.00 £

    Gasoline (1 liter)

    1.22 £

    Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)

    20,250.00 £

    Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)

    10,000.00 £


    Utilities (Monthly)


    Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment

    137.50 £

    1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)

    0.15 £

    Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)

    33.33 £


    Sports And Leisure


    Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult

    23.00 £

    Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)

    7.00 £

    Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat

    7.00 £




    Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child

    500.00 £

    International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child

    10,000.00 £


    Clothing And Shoes


    1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)

    61.25 £

    1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)

    30.00 £

    1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)

    73.75 £

    1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes

    58.75 £


    Rent Per Month


    Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre

    496.00 £

    Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre

    436.60 £

    Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre

    666.67 £

    Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre

    600.00 £


    Buy Apartment Price


    Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre

    1,400.00 £

    Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre

    1,100.00 £


     The Culture of Londonderry

    “The Morrison House Historical Museum” and the “Children’s Metamorphosis Museum” are the two museums that can be found in the town.

    The city is famous for its walls dating back to 17th century having seven gates, within the walls, “spired ST. Columb’s Cathedral” displays artefacts from the 1688 – 9 Siege of Derry besides the Peace Bridge; in addition, the tower Museum has city scenes and historical sites.

    “Everglades Hotel” in Londonderry is a world – class tourist attractions for any visitor to discover the charm of these great constructions as Londonderry is a city with a rich and various cultural heritage, and visitors will feel the artefacts at every touch and spot in the city.

    Derry is the biggest city in the north of Ireland. It is known for its sound city walls surrounding the ancient city lying on the banks of the River Foyle. The walled city of Derry – extending for one mile of city walls - is one of the finest arts all over Europe.


     Weather and Environment of Londonderry

    The weather in Londonderry is warm and mild. The annual temperatures fluctuate around 100C (490F). The summers are fine and humid, while the winters are very cold and snowy; it is normally partly cloudy all year round.

    “The Health and Community Wellbeing Department” is responsible for a number of services that are essential to preserve public health and conserve the environment. Each service - addressing a case of environment - is to sustain health, and ensure compliance with minimum legal standards; these cases are concerned with health, safety, food, pet ownerships and pollution.


    Working in Londonderry

    There are multiple jobs in the catering sector, such as kitchen jobs or hotel jobs. Also, searching for a job in Londonderry is possible in areas including sales, care work and accounts jobs.

    Students have to upload to the e4s website to secure vacancies that are available in Londonderry and regions surrounding it; so don’t forget to set up a free job alert. Doing so, they will email any new temporary jobs and student vacancies in Londonderry as soon as they are uploaded to the e4s website.

    International students and according to their visas conditions are allowed to work for up to 20 hours while studying at Londonderry as long as they are studying at the university with a full-time study. Just look into directives on your visa to realize the terms and conditions written to comply with while studying in the UK, so that you can avoid being punished.

    The areas and districts in Londonderry

      Derry Main Towns

    • Aghadowey. Located only a short distance from the meandering banks of the Bann.
    • Ballykelly. Balllykelly is really a village that has outgrown itself.
    • Ballyronan. Ballyronan is beautifully located on the northwestern shore of Lough Neagh
    • Bellaghy
    • Castledawson
    • Castlerock
    • Claudy
    • Coleraine

    The Universities in Londonderry

    The famous university in Londonderry is:

    (The University Higher Education in Northern Ireland)