- 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
- Ethnicity: Irish 87.4%, other white 7.5%, Asian 1.3%, black 1.1%, mixed 1.1%, unspecified 1.6% (2006 census)
- 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)
|Land Area||68,883 km2|
|Water Area||1,390 km2|
|Total Area||70,273km2 (#118)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$322.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$69,400|
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