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Republic of Ireland : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Republic of Ireland
Continent Europe
Location 53.41290 N, 8.24390 W
Map of Republic of Ireland Map of Republic of Ireland
Flag  republic of ireland flag
Area 70,273 km²
Coastline 1,970 miles
Neighboring Countries Northern Ireland

Isle of Man

Wales

Scotland

England

Guernsey

Jersey

Netherlands

Belgium

Faroe Islands

Luxembourg

France

Denmark

Norway

Germany

Switzerland

Andorra

Iceland

Liechtenstein

Spain

Portugal

Monaco

Czech Republic

Gibraltar

Morocco

Time Zone GMT/WET (UTC)

IST/WEST (UTC +1)

Population 4.75 million (2017)
Symbol  republic of ireland symbol
Independence Day January 21st, 1919
President of Republic of Ireland Michael D. Higgins
Prime Minister of Republic of Ireland Leo Varadkar
National Anthem ‘’Amhran na bhFiann (The Soldier’s Song)’’
Motto ‘’Fe Mhoid Bheith Saor (Sworn to be free)’’
National Bird Lapwing
National Tree Sessile Oak
National Flower Shamrock
National Fish Northern pike (Northern of Ireland)

Coarse Fish (Republic of Ireland)

National Instruments Celtic Harp

Great Irish Warpipes

Uilleann Pipes

National Drink Irish Breakfast Tea

Irish Whiskey

Patron Saint Saint Patrick
National Weapon Battle Axe
National Dish Irish Stew
National Poet Thomas Moore
National Sport Gaelic Games
National Dance Irish Dance
National Language Irish

English

Seasons in Republic of Ireland Autumn Season

Spring Season

Summer Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of Republic of Ireland Military Awards – Military Star, 1916 Centenary Commemorative Medal, 1916 Medal, International Operational Service Medal

Literature Awards – Irish Book Awards, International Dublin Literary Award, CBI Book of the Year Awards, Costa Book Awards

Cinema Awards – Dublin Film Critics Circle, Irish Film & Television Academy, Irish Film & Television Awards

Religion in Republic of Ireland Roman Catholic (84.16%)

No Religion (5.88%)

Other Religions (4.59%)

Church of Republic of Ireland (2.81%)

Not Stated (1.59%)

Islam (1.07%)

Average Marriage age in Republic of Ireland 33.2 years for men and 31.6 years for women
Capital Dublin (Republic of Ireland)

Belfast (Northern Republic of Ireland)

Number of Counties 32 Counties
Largest County in Republic of Ireland Dublin
Smallest County in Republic of Ireland Leitrim
Number of Provinces 4 Provinces
Largest Province in Republic of Ireland Leinster
Smallest Province in Republic of Ireland Connacht
Literacy rate 99% (males)

99% (females)

Type of Government Parliamentary System

Unitary State

Liberal Democracy

Parliamentary Republic

Constitutional Republic

GDP PPP – $324 billion (2016)

Nominal – $308 billion (2016)

GDP per capita $69,231 (2016)
Currency Euro (€) (EUR)
Calling Code  +353
Internet TLD .ie
ISO 3166 code IE
Festivals of Republic of Ireland St Patrick’s Day

Galway Oyster and Seafood Festival

Cork Folk Festival

Halloween

Waterford Harvest Festival

Wexford Fringe Festival

Historic Monuments Megalithic monument Newgrange

Newgrange Entrance

Beaghmore Stones

Great Mound at Knowth

Tower of Kells

Source Navan

Protected Areas in Republic of Ireland 9 National Parks

2 Marine Reserves

13 Nature Reserves

3 Biosphere Reserves

Longest River in Republic of Ireland River Shannon
Longest Bridge in Republic of Ireland River Suir Bridge
Largest Lake Lough Corrib
Largest Island Inch Island
Highest Mountain in Republic of Ireland Carrauntoohil
Biggest Waterfall in Republic of Ireland Powerscourt Waterfall
Tallest Building in Republic of Ireland Obel Tower
Richest person of Republic of Ireland Pallonji Mistry
Best places to visit in Republic of Ireland Cliffs of Moher

Ring of Kerry

Blarney Castle

Dingle Peninsula

Guinness Storehouse

Newgrange

Bunratty Castle

Rock of Cashel

Killarney National Park

Dublin Castle

Glendalough

Phoenix Park

Official Website www.gov.ie/
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