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Area and Land Mass

What is the length and breadth of Ireland?
Date Taken Point to Point Length in Meters Length in Kilometres
29/11/2000 MALIN HEAD TO MIZEN HEAD 290 MILES & 513 YDS 467.18 K
29/11/2000 FAIR HEAD TO MIZEN HEAD 302 MILES & 553 YDS 486.53 K
29/11/2000 HOWTH HEAD TO SLYNE HEAD 171 MILES & 357 YDS 275.53 K
1997 - GPS - REDUCED MALIN HEAD TO SKIBBEREEN 275.8 MILES 443.9 K
1997 - GPS - REDUCED ACHILL TO HOWTH 171 MILES 275.3 K

Note:
To convert Miles to Kilometers multiply by 1.60934
To convert Kilometers to Miles multiply by 0.61371

What is the area by county in land and water (fresh)?
  Land Water Total Land & Water Land & Water Land & Water Land & Water
County SQ Miles SQ Miles   SQ KMs Acres Hectares Size
CARLOW 345.21 0.86 346.07 896.07 221,539 89,654.62 25
CAVAN 713.1 32.79 745.89 1,931.85 477,373 193,188.08 15
CLARE 1,216.00 35.64 1,251.64 3,241.75 852,274 344,906.77 7
CORK 2,870.87 9.38 2,880.25 7,459.85 1,854,569 750,525.53 1
DONEGAL 1,838.50 31.44 1,869.94 4,843.15 1,201,408 486,197.80 4
DUBLIN 354.23 1.49 355.72 921.31 227,847 92,207.40 24
GALWAY 2,260.83 113.79 2,374.62 6,150.27 1,519,757 615,030.46 2
KERRY 1,807.79 25.4 1,833.19 4,747.96 1,189,787 481,494.90 5
KILDARE 651.23 2.9 654.13 1,694.20 418,645 169,421.45 20
KILKENNY 795.16 0.89 796.05 2,061.77 511,969 207,188.73 12
OFFALY 768.44 4.07 772.51 2,000.80 494,403 200,079.95 14
LAOIS 663.06 0.83 663.89 1,719.47 424,892 171,949.54 19
LEITRIM 577.67 35.73 613.4 1,588.70 392,573 158,870.37 21
LIMERICK 1,033.97 3.43 1,037.40 2,686.87 681,009 275,597.53 8
LONGFORD 400.5 20.83 421.33 1,091.25 269,649 109,124.25 23
LOUTH 315.8 1 316.8 820.51 203,374 82,303.42 26
MAYO 2,058.47 98.86 2,157.33 5,587.48 1,381,089 558,912.91 3
MEATH 899.36 5.22 904.58 2,342.86 579,426 234,487.91 11
MONAGHAN 489.85 9.98 499.83 1,294.56 319,889 129,455.88 22
ROSCOMMON 941.27 42.52 983.79 2,548.01 629,623 254,802.13 9
SLIGO 688.9 20.45 709.35 1,837.24 453,885 183,682.72 18
TIPPERARY 1,640.51 21.51 1,662.02 4,304.63 1,063,823 430,518.53 6
WATERFORD 707.19 2.35 709.54 1,837.71 459,004 185,754.33 17
WESTMEATH 676.33 33.72 710.05 1,839.03 454,409 183,894.78 16
WEXFORD 904.7 3.84 908.54 2,353.19 584,521 236,549.80 10
WICKLOW 777.47 4.16 781.63 2,024.42 500,511 202,551.80 13
TOTAL 26,396.41 563.08 26,959.49 69,825.16 17,367,248 7,028,351.59
What is the area measure?
  Land Water (Fresh & Tidal) Total
26 Counties      
Statute Acres 16,893,559   (6,841,891.4 H) 473,688        (191,843.64 H) 17,367,247 (7,033,735.04 H)
Square Miles 26,401 735.9 27,136.90
6 Counties      
Statute Acres 3,336,498 (1,351,281.69 H) 155,350    (62,916.75 H) 3,491,848 (1,414,198.44 H)
Square Miles 5,156.40 299.6 5,456
Ireland      
Statute Acres 20,230,057 (8,193,173.09 H) 629,038    (254,760.39 H) 20,859,095 (8,447,933.48 H)
Square Miles 31,557.40 1035.5 32,592.90

 

Geographical Center of Ireland

Where the 8° Meridian West meets the 53° - 30' North Latitude in the townland of Carnagh East Co. Roscommon. On the western shore of Lough Ree, opposite the Cribby Islands and 5.5 miles N.N.W of Athlone Town.
Statute and Plantation Measure

Conversion Table

1 Acre Statute = 0.617347 Irish
1 Acre Irish = 1.619835 Statute
1 Acre Statute = 0.7744 Cunningham
1 Acre Cunningham = 1.291322 Statute
1 Acre Statute = 0.405 Hectares
1 Hectare = 2.471058 Acres

Linear Measurements

  26 Counties 6 Counties Total
Coast Line 1,737.75 MILES (2,796.63 K) 232.75 MILES (374.57 K) 1,970.5 MILES (3,171.20 K)

 

 

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