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County Cavan
Contae an Chabháin
Feardhacht is Fírinne (Irish)
"Manliness and Truth"
100px-Cavan crest.svg
Coat of arms
250px-Island of Ireland location map Cavan.svg
Provinces Ulster
County town Cavan
Area Rank 19th
Population 73,183
Year 2011
Population Rank 25th
Car plates CN
Website www.cavancoco.ie

County Cavan is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Border Region and is located in the province of Ulster. It is named after the town of Cavan. The population of the county is 73,183 according to the 2011 census.

GeographyEdit

Cavan is the 19th largest of the 32 counties in area and the 25th largest by population. It is also the sixth largest of Ulster's nine counties in size and the seventh largest by population.

Largest Towns in County Cavan (2011 Census)Edit

1. Cavan = 10,205
2. Ballyjamesduff = 2,568
3. Bailieborough = 2,530
4. Kingscourt = 2,326
5. Virginia, County Cavan = 2,282

TownlandsEdit

Townlands are the smallest officially defined geographical divisions in Ireland, there are approximately 1979 townlands in the county.

PopulationEdit

Population
Year Population ±%
1600 4,665
1610 8,911 +91.0%
1653 12,001 +34.7%
1659 14,703 +22.5%
1821 195,076 +1226.8%
1831 227,933 +16.8%
1841 243,158 +6.7%
1851 174,071 −28.4%
1861 153,906 −11.6%
1871 140,735 −8.6%
1881 129,476 −8.0%
1891 111,917 −13.6%
1901 97,541 −12.8%
1911 91,173 −6.5%
1926 82,452 −9.6%
1936 76,670 −7.0%
1946 70,355 −8.2%
1951 66,377 −5.7%
1956 61,740 −7.0%
1961 56,594 −8.3%
1966 54,022 −4.5%
1971 52,618 −2.6%
1979 53,720 +2.1%
1981 53,855 +0.3%
1986 53,965 +0.2%
1991 52,796 −2.2%
1996 52,944 +0.3%
2002 56,546 +6.8%
2006 64,003 +13.2%
2011 73,183 +14.3%

The population of Cavan accounted for 73,183 people at the most recent census in 2011.

ReligionEdit

The main religion in County Cavan is Christianity.