Ireland

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PROFILE
  • Area: 70,273 sq. km (27,133 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 4,952,473 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.2% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 80.8 years (2016)
  • Languages: English (official), Irish (Gaelic or Gaeilge) (official, spoken by approximately 38.7% of the population as a first or second language)
  • Religions: Roman Catholic 84.7%, Church of Ireland 2.7%, other Christian 2.7%, Muslim 1.1%, other 1.7%, unspecified 1.5%, none 5.7%
  • Alternate names: Éire, Irish Free State, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland, Saorstát Eireann
  • Government type: parliamentary republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Michael D. HIGGINS; head of government: Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda KENNY
  • Capital: Dublin
  • Administrative divisions: 28 counties and 3 cities
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $55,500 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: machinery and equipment, computers, chemicals, medical devices, pharmaceuticals; foodstuffs, animal products
  • Imports: data processing equipment, other machinery and equipment, chemicals, petroleum and petroleum products, textiles, clothing
  • Currency: euro (EUR)
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