Located in the continent of Europe, Ireland covers 68,883 square kilometers of land and 1,390 square kilometers of water, making it the 121st largest nation in the world with a total area of 70,273 square kilometers.
Ireland became an independent state in 1922, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Ireland is 4,722,028 (2012) and the nation has a density of 69 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Ireland is the Euro (EUR). As well, the people of Ireland are refered to as Irish.
The dialing code for the country is 353 and the top level internet domain for Irish sites is .ie.
Ireland shares land borders with only one country, United Kingdom.
To learn more, visit our detailed Ireland section.
|Density||68.6 / km2 ( 177.5 / mi2 )|
|GDP||246,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||52,096 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||68,883 km2 (26,596 mi2)|
|Water Area||1,390 km2 (537 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Country||The United Kingdom|
What is the capital of Ireland?
Dublin is the capital city of Ireland. It has a population of 1,024,027, and is located on a latitue of 53.33 and longitude of -6.25.
Dublin is also the political center of Ireland, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Dublin, the Capital Of Ireland
|Elevation||17 meters over sea level|
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