Leinster

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Leinster
Irish: Laighin / Cúige Laighean

Flag
Coordinates: 53°20′N 6°15′W / 53.333°N 6.25°W / 53.333; -6.25Coordinates: 53°20′N 6°15′W / 53.333°N 6.25°W / 53.333; -6.25
State Republic of Ireland Ireland
Counties Carlow
Dublin
Kildare
Kilkenny
Laois
Longford
Louth
Meath
Offaly
Westmeath
Wexford
Wicklow
Government
 • Teachta Dála 36 Fine Gael TDs
27 Labour Party TDs
8 Fianna Fáil TDs
7 Sinn Féin TDs
6 Independent TDs
4 ULA TDs
Area
 • Total 19,800 km2 (7,644 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,501,208 (1st)

Leinster (how to say: /ˈlɛnstər/; Irish: Laighin, IPA: [lainʲ]), one of the Provinces of Ireland, lies in the east of Ireland and comprises the counties of Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow. Leinster has the largest population of the four provinces of Ireland. The traditional flag of Leinster features a golden harp on a green background.

Cities[change | edit source]

  • The largest city in Leinster is Dublin, the capital of Ireland which has a population of 1,661,185 (2006). The City of Kilkenny has a population of 23,967 (2006).

Large Towns[change | edit source]

In order of size:

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