Ireland at a glance


Full name: Ireland, Éire
Capital: Dublin
Area: 70,723 sq km, including 68,883 sq km of land and 1,390 sq km of water
Population: 4,203,000 (July 2009 estimate)
Population growth rate: 1.12% (2009 estimate)
Major languages: English; Gaelige (Irish Gaelic)
Major religion: Roman Catholicism
Life expectancy: 75.6 years (men); 81.06 years (women) (2009 estimate)
Currency: euro
GDP (official exchange rate): $229.4 billion (2009 estimate)
GDP (adjusted for purchasing power parity): $176.9 billion (2009

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