In 2011 the population of Ireland was about 6.4 million, ranking it the second-most populous island in Europe after Great Britain.
As of 2013, the amount of land that is wooded in Ireland is about 11% of the total, compared with a European average of 35%.

  • Ireland shares boundary with United Kingdom which is approximately 360 km .
  • The largest river in Ireland is Shannon which is 390 km.
  • The largest export partner of Ireland is US.
  • The largest import partner of Ireland is UK.
  • There are 29 seaports in Ireland.

National Facts of Ireland#

  • Shamrock is the national flower of Ireland.
  • The national sport of Ireland is Gaelic Games.

Shamrock, Foto source: PixaBay
Foto source: PixaBay


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