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County Sligo (// SLY-goh, Irish: Contae Shligigh) is a county in Ireland. It is in the Northern and Western Region and is part of the province of Connacht. Sligo is the administrative capital and largest town in the county. Sligo County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county was 69,819 at the 2022 census. It is noted for Benbulben Mountain, one of Ireland's most distinctive natural landmarks.
|Anthem: "Isle of Innisfree" and |
"Down by the Salley Gardens"
|Region||Northern and Western|
|• Local authority||Sligo County Council|
|• Dáil constituency||Sligo–Leitrim|
|• EP constituency||Midlands–North-West|
|• Total||1,837 km2 (709 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||647 m (2,123 ft)|
|• Density||36/km2 (92/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC±0 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (IST)|
|Eircode routing keys|
F56, F91 (primarily)
|Telephone area codes||071 (primarily)|
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