Carrick-on-Shannon

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Carrick-on-Shannon

Cora Droma Rúisc
Town
The River Shannon at Carrick-on-Shannon
The River Shannon at Carrick-on-Shannon
Carrick-on-Shannon is located in Ireland
Carrick-on-Shannon
Carrick-on-Shannon
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°56′38″N 8°05′42″W / 53.944°N 8.095°W / 53.944; -8.095Coordinates: 53°56′38″N 8°05′42″W / 53.944°N 8.095°W / 53.944; -8.095
CountryIreland
ProvinceConnacht
CountyCounty Leitrim
Elevation
45 m (148 ft)
Population
 (2016 census)[1]
 • Total4,062
Time zoneUTC±0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (IST)
Eircode routing key
N41
Telephone area code+353(0)71
Websitewww.carrickonshannon.ie

Carrick-on-Shannon (Irish: Cora Droma Rúisc) is the county town of County Leitrim in Ireland. It is the largest town in the County Leitrim whilst it is the smallest county town in the entire country. According to the 2016 census, there are people 4,062 living there.[2] It is strategically located in the crossing point of the River Shannon.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sapmap Area - Settlements - Carrick-On-Shannon". Census 2016. CSO. 2016. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  2. "Census 2016 Sapmap Area: Settlements Carrick-On-Shannon". census.cso.ie. Retrieved 2020-08-08. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |dead-url= (help)