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This article is aboot the auldest ceety in Ireland. For ither uisses, see Waterford (disambiguation).

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Waterford
Port Láirge
Ceety
Frae tap, left tae richt: Waterford Marina, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Reginald's Tower, a piece o Waterford Crystal, Waterford City by night.
Frae tap, left tae richt: Waterford Marina, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Reginald's Tower, a piece o Waterford Crystal, Waterford City by night.
Coat o airms o Waterford
Coat o airms
Motto: Urbs Intacta Manet Waterfordia  (Laitin)
"Waterford remains the untaken city"
Waterford is locatit in Ireland
Waterford
Waterford
Coordinates: 52°15′24″N 7°7′45″W / 52.25667°N 7.12917°W / 52.25667; -7.12917Coordinates: 52°15′24″N 7°7′45″W / 52.25667°N 7.12917°W / 52.25667; -7.12917
Kintra Ireland
Province Munster
Coonty Waterford
Foondit 914 A.D.
Govrenment
 • Teep Waterford City and County Council
 • Mayor o Waterford John Cummins, FG
 • Dáil Éireann Waterford
Area
 • Tot 41.58 km2 (16.05 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Tot 51,519
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Demonym Waterfordian, Déisean
Time zone WET (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (UTC+1)
Eircode X91
Area code(s) 051 (+35351)
Vehicle index
mark code
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Website www.waterfordcouncil.ie

Waterford (frae non Veðrafjǫrðr, meanin "ram (wether) fjord"; Erse: Port Láirge‎, meaning "Lárag's port")[2] is a ceety in Ireland. It is in the Sooth-East o Ireland an is pairt o the province o Munster. The ceety is situatit at the heid o Waterford Harbour. It is the auldest[3][4] an the fift maist populous ceety athin the Republic o Ireland. It is the aicht maist populous ceety on the island o Ireland. Waterford City and County Council is the local govrenment authority for the ceety. Waterford is kent for Waterford Crystal, a legacy o the ceety's umwhile glass makkin industry.

Twinnin[eedit | eedit soorce]

Waterford is twinned wi the follaein places:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Central Statistics Office - Population of each Province, County and City, 2011
  2. Discover Waterford, by Eamon McEneaney (2001). (ISBN 0-86278-656-8)
  3. "About Waterford City". waterfordchamber.com. 
  4. i 23 July 2013.

Coordinates: 52°15′30″N 7°07′08″W / 52.2583°N 7.119°W / 52.2583; -7.119