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Ireland facts
  • Name: Ireland
    (local short form) Eire
  • Capital City: Dublin (506,211 pop.)
    County Dublin, now called Dublin Region, has a population exceeding 1,661,185
  • Ireland Population: 4,775,982 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Euro
    (conversion rates)

    Boliviano
    20 Euros
  • Ethnicity: Irish 87.4%, other white 7.5%, Asian 1.3%, black 1.1%, mixed 1.1%, unspecified 1.6% (2006 census)
  • Holidays
  • GDP total: $191.5 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $41,700 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English (official) is the language generally used, Irish (Gaelic or Gaeilge) (official) spoken mainly in areas along the western coast
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford, Drogheda, Dundalk
  • Name: Ireland's name is derived from the old Irish word Eriu, which is the name of the matron goddess of Ireland.
  • National Day: March 17, St. Patrick's Day
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 87.4%, Church of Ireland 2.9%, other Christian 1.9%, other 2.1%, unspecified 1.5%, none 4.2% (2006 census)
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