County Kildare

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County Kildare
Irish: Contae Chill Dara
Motto(s): Meanma agus Misneach  (Irish)
"Spirit and Courage"
Location in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County town Naas
 • Type County Council
 • Dáil Éireann Kildare North
Kildare South
 • European Parliament East
 • Total 1,693 km2 (654 sq mi)
Area rank 24th
Population (2011) 209,955
 • Rank 7th
Code KE

County Kildare (Irish: Contae Chill Dara) is an Irish county to the southwest of Dublin. It is in the province of Leinster. The name comes from the Irish, meaning church (Cill) of the oaks (Dara).

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