List of Irish counties by area

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The list below is a list of all the counties of Ireland by area. Counties in the Republic of Ireland are shown in normal type and counties in Northern Ireland are in italics.

County KerryCounty AntrimCounty LondonderryCounty DownCounty ArmaghCounty LouthCounty TyroneCounty WexfordCounty DublinCounty WicklowCounty MonaghanCounty DonegalCounty FermanaghCounty WaterfordCounty CorkCounty LimerickCounty ClareCounty CarlowCounty KilkennyCounty LaoisCounty TipperaryCounty MeathCounty KildareCounty CavanCounty LeitrimCounty SligoCounty RoscommonCounty GalwayCounty LongfordCounty WestmeathCounty OffalyCounty MayoCounty MayoA map of Ireland showing traditional county borders and names with Northern Ireland counties colored tan, all other counties colored green
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Rank County Area (km²) Density (/ km²)
1 Cork 7,500 [1] 69.0
2 Galway 6,149 [2] 40.7
3 Mayo 5,586 [3] 23.3
4 Donegal 4,861 [4] 32.9
5 Kerry 4,807 [5] 30.1
6 Tipperary 4,305 [6] 36.8
7 Clare 3,450 [7] 33.8
8 Tyrone 3,263 [8] 54.5
9 Antrim 3,046 [9] 202.9
10 Limerick 2,756 [10] 69.4
11 Roscommon 2,548 [11] 25.0
12 Down 2,466 [12] 215.6
13 Wexford 2,367 [13] 61.2
14 Meath 2,342 [14] 78.6
15 Londonderry 2,075 [15] 119.1
16 Kilkenny 2,073 [16] 46.0
17 Wicklow 2,027 [17] 67.4
18 Offaly 2,001 [18] 38.3
19 Cavan 1,932 [19] 37.7
20 Waterford 1,857 [20] 61.2
21 Westmeath 1,840 [21] 46.7
22 Sligo 1,838 [22] 35.5
23 Laois 1,720 [23] 46.8
24 Kildare 1,695 [24] 124.1
25 Fermanagh 1,691 [25] 36.1
26 Leitrim 1,590 [26] 19.9
27 Armagh 1,326 [27] 131.8
28 Monaghan 1,295 [28] 46.7
29 Longford 1,091 [29] 35.7
30 Dublin 922 [30] 1380.8
31 Carlow 897 [31] 60.8
32 Louth 826 [32] 148.7
Average 2,599
Total Ireland 84,421 76.6

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  1. [1] County Cork
  2. [2] County Galway
  3. [3] County Mayo
  4. [4] County Donegal
  5. [5] County Kerry
  6. [6] County Tipperary
  7. [7] County Clare
  8. [8] County Tyrone
  9. [9] County Antrim
  10. [10] County Limerick
  11. [11] County Roscommon
  12. [12] County Down
  13. [13] County Wexford
  14. [14] County Meath
  15. [15] County Londonderry
  16. [16] County Kilkenny
  17. [17] County Wicklow
  18. [18] County Offaly
  19. [19] County Cavan
  20. [20] County Waterford
  21. [21] County Westmeath
  22. [22] County Sligo
  23. [23] County Laois
  24. [24] County Kildare
  25. [25] County Fermanagh
  26. [26] County Leitrim
  27. [27] County Armagh
  28. [28] County Monaghan
  29. [29] County Longford
  30. [30] County Dublin
  31. [31] County Carlow
  32. [32] County Louth