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Encyclopedia > County Carlow
County Carlow
Contae Cheatharlach
Coat of arms of County Carlow
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Province: Leinster
County Town: Carlow
Code: CW
Area: 896 km²
Population (2006) 50,471
Website: www.countycarlow.ie

County Carlow (Irish: Contae Cheatharlach) is a county of the Republic of Ireland located towards the south east of Ireland, in the province of Leinster. It has an overall population of just over 50,000, as of April 2006. The town of Carlow, built on the River Barrow, has a population of 17,880 (2002 Census). Image File history File links Carlow_County_Crest. ... map File links The following pages link to this file: County Carlow Categories: GFDL images ... During late Gaelic and early historic times Ireland was divided into provinces to replace the earlier system of the tuatha. ... Statistics Area: 19,774. ... A county town is the capital of a county in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... A number plate for a car registered in 2001 in County Dublin Index marks on Number plates in the Republic of Ireland issued since 1987 have the format YY-CC-SSSSSS where the components are: YY — a 2-digit year (e. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Statistics Area: 19,774. ... April 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Marcos Pontes, Brazils first astronaut, reaches the International Space Station. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... The River Barrow (Irish: Abhainn na Bearú or An Bhearú) is a river in Ireland. ...

Towns and villages in County Carlow:

Ballon (Balana in Irish) is a village in County Carlow, Ireland. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 58. ... Ballinkillen is a small village situated between Borris and Bagenalstown (Muine Bheag), in County Carlow which is situated in south east Ireland. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... Clonegal (Cluain na nGall in Irish) is a village in County Carlow, Ireland. ... Clonmore (Chluain Mhór, in Irish) is a village in County Carlow, Ireland. ... Fenagh Fenagh is a village in the County Carlow between Muine Bheag (Bagnalstown) and Myshall. ... Hacketstown (Baile Haiceid in Irish) is a village in County Carlow, Ireland. ... Leighlinbridge (Leithghlinn an Droichid in Irish) is a village in County Carlow, Ireland. ... Muine Bheag (from Irish) or Bagenalstown is a town in County Carlow, Republic of Ireland. ... Myshall (Míseal in Irish) is a small village ten miles east of Carlow town, on the slopes of Mount Leinster. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... Rathvilly (Ráth Bhile in Irish) is a village in County Carlow, Ireland. ... Tullow (An Tulach in Irish) is a town in County Carlow, Ireland. ...

Famous people from Carlow include

Pierce Butler Pierce Butler (July 11, 1744 - February 15, 1822) was a soldier, planter, and statesman, recognized as one of United States Founding Fathers. ... Founding Fathers are persons instrumental in the establishment of an institution, usually a political institution, especially those connected to the origination of its ideals. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32° 2′ N to 35° 13′ N  - Longitude... POOP HS;JHGF;JADHGJHASGHASJHGJSAHGJWJITHADHSGJHDASJLGFNKRA The Continental Congress was the first national government of the United States. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... William Dargan Mural in Bray railway station William Dargan (1799-1867), an engineer, often seen as the father of Irish railways came from County Carlow, Ireland. ... Kathryn Thomas (born January, 1979) is an Irish television presenter from County Carlow in Ireland. ... Institute of Technology, Carlow (ITC), originally Regional Technical College, Carlow, is one of the original Regional Technical Colleges, it is located to the south of Carlow, Ireland on Kilkenny Road, it was the first such college located and announced. ... Richie Kavanagh, on the cover of his album, A Great Day for the Washing. ... John Tyndall. ... Ronan in I Could Never Be Your Woman Saoirse Ronan is a British actress. ...

External links

  • Carlow Local Authorities
  • Carlow Brewing Company
  • County Carlow travel guide from Wikitravel

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  Results from FactBites:
County Carlow travel guide - Wikitravel (1465 words)
County Carlow [1] is in the Republic of Ireland.
Tullow is in the northeast of the county.
Carlow town, the principal town of the county, is about 1 1/2 hours drive from the airports at Dublin and Waterford, and about 1 hour from the sea port of Rosslare (although eastern parts of the county are a good deal closer).
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