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County Roscommon
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County Roscommon

County Roscommon
Area: 2,547 kmē
Capital: Roscommon
Code: RN
Population: 53,774 (2002)
Province: Connacht

County Roscommon (Ros Comáin in Irish) is a county located in central Ireland. Area: 2547 kmē (983 square miles). Roscommon is in the province of Connacht.

Roscommon is also the name of the county town. Athlone on the River Shannon -- which lies partly in Roscommon and partly in County Westmeath (in the neighbouring province of Leinster) -- is considered to be Ireland's most central town.

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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