|Lugh sáimh-ioldánach (Irish)|
"Lugh equally skilled in many arts"
Coat of arms
County Louth (Contae Lú or Lughbhadh) is a county of Ireland. It is part of the Border Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the town of Louth. Louth County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county is 122,897 according to the 2011 census.
Geography and political subdivisions Edit
County Louth is colloquially known as 'the Wee County' as it is the smallest county by area (826 km² (319sq miles). It is the 19th largest in terms of population. It is the smallest of Leinster’s 12 counties by size and the sixth largest by population.
Largest Towns in County Louth (2011 Census)Edit
| ||County Monaghan||County Armagh|
|Counties of Ireland|
|Connacht||Galway | Leitrim | Mayo | Roscommon | Sligo|
|Munster||Clare | Cork | Kerry | Limerick | Tipperary | Waterford|
|Leinster||Carlow | Dublin | Kildare | Kilkenny | Laois | Longford | Louth | Meath | Offaly | Westmeath | Wexford | Wicklow|
|Ulster||Antrim | Armagh | Cavan | Donegal | Down | Fermanagh | Londonderry | Monaghan | Tyrone|