County Kerry (Irish: Contae Chiarraí) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the South-West Region and forms part of the province of Munster. It is named after the Ciarraige who lived in part of the present county. The population of the county was 155,258 at the 2022 census,
Comhar, Cabhair, Cairdeas (Irish)
"Co-operation, Help, Friendship"
|• Type||Kerry County Council|
|• Dáil Éireann||Kerry|
|• European Parliament||South|
|• Total||4,807 km2 (1,856 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||1,039 m (3,409 ft)|
|• Density||32/km2 (84/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC±0 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (IST)|
|Eircode routing keys|
V23, V31, V92, V93 (primarily)
|Telephone area codes||064, 066, 068 (primarily)|
A popular tourist destination, Kerry's geography is defined by the MacGillycuddy's Reeks mountains, the Dingle, Iveragh and Beara peninsulas, and the Blasket and Skellig islands. It is bordered by County Limerick to the north-east and Cork County to the south and south-east.