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County Tipperary
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County Tipperary

County Tipperary
Area: 4,303 km²
Capital: North: Nenagh
South: Clonmel
Code: North: TN
South: TS
Population: 140,131 (2002)
Province: Munster

County Tipperary (Tiobraid Árainn in Irish) is a county in the Republic of Ireland, in the province of Munster. Area: 4,303 km² (1,661 square miles).

Tipperary is known for its horse breeding (Coolmore Stud is the largest thoroughbred breeding operation in the world), its fertile agricultural land, and its hurling teams.

For the purposes of local government the county is divided into North Tipperary (county town: Nenagh) and South Tipperary (county town: Clonmel). This division dates back to the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898, the county's two 'ridings' having had separate assize courts for much longer.

Table of contents
1 Towns and villages
2 Places of interest
3 See also

Towns and villages

Places of interest

See also

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