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Provinces of Ireland
Cúigí na hÉireann
Location
Ireland location provinces
     Leinster
     Munster
     Connacht
     Ulster
Statistics
Area: 84,421 km²
Population (2011): 6,241,700

Ireland has historically been divided into four provinces: Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster.

ProvincesEdit

Province Flag Irish name Population (2011) Area (km²) Density Number of
Counties
Chief city
Leinster Leinster Laighin
Cúige Laighean
2,504,814 19,800 126.5 12 Dublin
Ulster Ulster Ulaidh
Cúige Uladh
2,106,296‡ 21,882 96.3 9 Belfast
Munster Munster Mumhain
Cúige Mumhan
1,246,088 24,675 50.5 6 Cork
Connacht Connacht Connachta
Cúige Chonnacht
542,547 17,788 30.5 5 Galway