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ID: 7003485
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Carlow (county)  Carlow (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 006 50 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -6.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Carlow, located in Leister province, is Ireland's second smallest county, some 346 square miles in area. It is bordered by County Kildare to the north, Counties Wicklow and Wexford to the east, and Counties Kilkenny and Laoighis to the west. It has good farmland and intensely cultivated, with barley, wheat, and sugar beets being the main crops. Its historic relics include megalithic tombs, Norman castles, and monastic sites. Its 2003 estimated population was about 16,700.

Names:
Carlow (preferred,C,V,English,U,N)
Ceatharlach (C,V,Irish Gaelic,U,N)
County Carlow (C,V,display,English,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ireland (nation)  ........  Ireland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Leinster (province)  ............  Leinster (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Carlow (county)  ................  Carlow (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Carlow..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-30
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 39
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Ceatharlach..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 872
County Carlow..........  [BHA, VP]
..........................  Baedekers: Ireland (1987) 8
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Baedekers: Ireland (1987) 8
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 872
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-30
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 39
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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