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County Donegal (/ˌdʌniˈɡɔːl/ DUN-ee-GAWL; Irish: Contae Dhún na nGall) is a county of Ireland in the province of Ulster and in the Northern and Western Region. It is named after the town of Donegal in the south of the county. It has also been known as County Tyrconnell (Tír Chonaill), after the historic territory of the same name, on which it was based. Donegal County Council is the local council and Lifford the county town.
Contae Dhún na nGall / Contae Thír Chonaill
The O'Donnell County, The Forgotten County
Mutuam habeatis caritatem (Latin)
"Have love for one another"
|Coordinates: 54.917°N 8.000°W|
|Region||Northern and Western|
|• Local authority||Donegal County Council|
|• Dáil constituency||Donegal|
|• EP constituency||Midlands–North-West|
|• Total||4,860 km2 (1,880 sq mi)|
|751 m (2,464 ft)|
|• Density||34.2/km2 (89/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC±0 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (IST)|
|Eircode routing keys|
F92, F93, F94
|Telephone area codes||074 (primarily)|
|Coontie Dunnygal is an Ulster Scots spelling.|
The population was 166,321 at the 2022 census.