Coonty Kilkenny

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Coonty Kilkenny
Contae Chill Chainnigh

Coat of arms
Kintra Ireland
Province Leinster
Dáil Éireann Carlow-Kilkenny
EU Parliament East
Coonty seat Kilkenny
Government
 • Type Coonty Cooncil
Area
 • Total 2,072 km2 (800 sq mi)
Area rank 16t
Population (2011) 95,419
 • Rank 21st
Caur plates KK
Website www.kilkennycoco.ie

Coonty Kilkenny (Erse: Contae Chill Chainnigh‎) is ane o the twenty-sax coonties o the Republic o Ireland, an ane o the thirty-twa coonties o Ireland an aw, locatit athin the province o Leinster. It wis named efter the toun o Kilkenny (Erse: Cill Chainnigh‎) an haes a population of 87,558.

Kilkenny is the 16t lairgest o Ireland’s 32 coonties in aurie an 21st lairgest in terms o population. It is the third lairgest of Leinster’s 12 coonties in size an seivent lairgest in terms o population.

The River Nore flows through the coonty an the River Suir forms the border wi Coonty Waterford. Brandon Hill is the heichest point wi an elevation o 515 m (1,690 ft).

The current coonty formit pairt o the Kinrick o Osraige an ecclesiastical Diocese o Ossory.

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