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Ireland Travel Guide

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Location of Ireland
Quick Facts
Capital Dublin
Government Republic and Parliamentary Democracy
Currency Euro (EUR)
Area 70,280 sq km
Population 4,172,013 (2006)
Language Irish (national and official), English (official)
Religion Catholic 87.4%,
Church of Ireland (incl. Protestant) 2.9%,
Muslim 0.8%,
Other Religion 1.3%,
None 4.2%,
Not Stated 1.6%
Electricity 230V/50Hz (United Kingdom plug)
Calling Code +353
Internet TLD .ie
Time Zone UTC (End Oct to End Mar) and UTC+1 (End Mar to End Oct)

For other places with the same name, see Ireland (disambiguation).

Ulster directs to here. For other places with this name, see Ulster (disambiguation)

Ireland (Irish: Éire) is an island in north-western Europe which has been divided politically since 1920. Most of the island is made up of Ireland (Irish: Éire), a.k.a. Republic of Ireland (Irish: Poblacht na hÉireann) . The remainder is Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom.

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