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County Kildare (Irish: Contae Chill Dara) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster and is part of the Eastern and Midland Region. It is named after the town of Kildare. Kildare County Council is the local authority for the county, which had a population of 246,977 at the 2022 census.
Contae Chill Dara
The Thoroughbred County
Meanma agus Misneach (Irish)
"Spirit and Courage"
|Region||Eastern and Midland|
|• Local authority||Kildare County Council|
|• Dáil constituencies||Kildare North|
|• EP constituency||Midlands–North-West|
|• Total||1,695 km2 (654 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||379 m (1,243 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC±0 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (IST)|
|Eircode routing keys|
R14, R45, R51, W12, W23, W34, W91 (primarily)
|Telephone area codes||01, 045, 059 (primarily)|
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