Place:County Sligo, Republic of Ireland

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NameCounty Sligo
Alt namesCo. Sligo
Contae Shligighsource: Wikipedia
Sligeachsource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Sligosource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates54.167°N 8.667°W
Located inRepublic of Ireland     (1922 - )
Also located inIreland     (1579 - 1922)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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County Sligo is a county in Ireland. It is located in the Border Region and is also part of the province of Connacht. It is named after the town of Sligo. Sligo County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county is 65,393 according to the 2011 census. An archaeological recovery suggests the county may have been one of the earliest places of human settlement in Ireland.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article County Sligo. especially the section "Geography and political subdivisions" and its subsection "Towns and villages"

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