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County Cavan
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County Cavan

County Cavan
Area: 1,931 km²
Capital: Cavan
Code: CN
Population: 56,546 (2002)
Province: Ulster

Cavan (Irish: An Cabhán) is a county in the Republic of Ireland, part of the province of Ulster. It was created by Elizabeth I of England. The county is bordered by County Monaghan, County Leitrim, County Longford, County Meath, County Westmeath in the Republic, and County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland. Area: 1,931 km² (746 square miles). Population (census 2002): 56,546.

The county town is Cavan. Other settlements include:

Arvagh
Bailieborough, Ballinagh, Ballyjamesduff, Belturbet, Blacklion, Butlersbridge
Cootehill
Dowra, Glengevlin
Kingscourt, Killeshandra
Stradone
Virginia

The township of Cavan, Ontario, Canada was named after County Cavan, from which its settlers had emigrated.


Counties of Ireland
Republic of Ireland: Carlow | Cavan | Clare | Cork | Donegal | Dublin | Galway | Kerry | Kildare | Kilkenny | Laois | Leitrim | Limerick | Longford | Louth | Mayo | Meath | Monaghan | Offaly | Roscommon | Sligo | Tipperary (North, South) | Waterford | Westmeath | Wexford | Wicklow
Northern Ireland: Antrim | Armagh | Derry/Londonderry | Down | Fermanagh | Tyrone
Provinces of Ireland: Connacht | Leinster | Munster | Ulster