Place:County Waterford, Republic of Ireland

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NameCounty Waterford
Alt namesCo. Waterford
Amellanensis comit.source: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 17
Contae Phort Láirgesource: Wikipedia
Port Láirgesource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) XII, 521
Waterfordsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates52.167°N 7.667°W
Located inRepublic of Ireland     (1922 - )
Also located inIreland     ( - 1922)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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County Waterford (; the English name comes from Norse Vedrafjörður) is a county in Ireland. It is part of the South-East Region and is also located in the province of Munster. It is named after the city of Waterford which is derived from the Old Norse name Veðrafjǫrðr or Vedrarfjord. There is an Irish-speaking area in the south of the county. Waterford County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county at large, including the city, is 113,795 according to the 2011 census.

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

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