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Geography Statistics of Ireland

  • Coastline: 1,448 km (899.74 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 26,596 sq miles (68,883 sq km)
    (water) 537 sq miles (1,390 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 27,132 sq miles (70,273 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: Ireland divides itself into 26 counties. They are Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Donegal, Dublin, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, and Wicklow. Note that Cavan, Donegal, and Monaghan are part of Ulster Province, which includes all of Northern Ireland.
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  • Horizontal Width: 185 km (114.9 miles) from Dublin to Galway
  • Vertical Length: 404 km (251 miles) from Tory Island off the northern coastline, then south to Bantry

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (1) United Kingdom
  • Geographic Center: About 10.2 kilometers (6.32 miles) southeast of Lough Ree near the town of Athlone
  • Highest Point: Carrauntuohill, 1,041 meters (3,415.35 ft.)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean, 0 meters (0 ft)
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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.