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Coontie Wexford

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Coonty Wexford

Contae Loch Garman
Coat of airms o Coonty Wexford
Coat airms
Exemplar Hiberniae  (Laitin)
"An example tae Ireland"
Location in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°30′N 6°45′W / 52.5°N 6.75°W / 52.5; -6.75
Dáil ÉireannWexford
EU ParliamentEast
Coonty seatWexford
 • TeepCoonty Cooncil
 • Total2353.2 km2 (908.6 sq mi)
Area rank13t
 • Rank14t[2]

Coonty Wexford (Erse: Contae Loch Garman) is ane o the twenty-sax coonties o the Republic o Ireland an ane o the thirty-twa coonties o Ireland. It is located in the province o Leinster. It wis named efter the toun o Wexford (which derives frae the Auld Norse name Veisafjǫrðr or Waesfjord). In pre-Norman times it wis part o the Kinrick o Uí Cheinnsealaig, whose caipital wis at Ferns. The population o the coonty is 131,749 accordin tae the 2006 census. Wexford is the 13t lairgest o Ireland’s 32 coonties in area an 16t lairgest in terms o population. It is the lairgest o Leinster’s 12 coonties in size an fowert lairgest in terms o population.

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  1. "Wexford County". Central Statistics Office. 2011. Archived frae the original on 20 Februar 2018. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
  2. Census 2006 — Volume 1 - Population Classified by Area (Dublin: Stationery Office, 27 April 2007) PDF (4.22 MB)Central Statistics Office (Ireland). Retrieved on 2008–05–16.