Place:Munster, Republic of Ireland

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NameMunster
Alt namesCúige Mumhansource: logainm.ie (Irish)
Munstersource: logainm.ie (English)
An Mhumhainsource: Wikipedia
Mumasource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VIII, 421
TypeProvince
Coordinates52.417°N 8.333°W
Located inRepublic of Ireland     (1922 - )
Also located inIreland     ( - 1922)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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Munster is one of the provinces of Ireland, in the south west of Ireland. In early Ireland, the Kingdom of Munster was one of the kingdoms of Gaelic Ireland ruled by a "king of over-kings". Following the Norman invasion of Ireland, the ancient kingdoms were shired into counties for administrative and judicial purposes. In later centuries, local government legislation has seen further sub-division of the historic counties.

Munster has no official function for local government purposes. For the purposes of the ISO, the province is listed as one of the provincial sub-divisions of the State and coded as "IE-M". Geographically, Munster covers a total area of and has a population of 1,280,020,[1] with the most populated city being Cork. Other significant urban centres in the province include Limerick and Waterford.

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