County Longford (Irish: Contae an Longfoirt) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster. It is named after the town of Longford. Longford County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county was 46,634 at the 2022 census.[2] The county is based on the historic Gaelic territory of Annaly (Anghaile), formerly known as Teffia (Teathbha).[3]

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County Longford
Contae an Longfoirt
Motto(s): 
Daingean agus Dílis  (Irish)
"Strong and Loyal"
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
RegionEastern and Midland
Established1570[1]
County townLongford
Government
  TypeCounty Council
  Dáil constituencyLongford–Westmeath
  EP constituencyMidlands–North-West
Area
  Total1,091 km2 (421 sq mi)
  Rank29th
Highest elevation278 m (912 ft)
Population
  Total46,634
  Rank31st
  Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±0 (WET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (IST)
Eircode routing keys
N39 (primarily)
Telephone area codes043 (primarily)
Vehicle index
mark code
LD
Websitewww.longfordcoco.ie
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