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- Officially » Republic of Ireland
- Capital » Dublin
- Population » 4.6 million
- Around 40% of the country’s population resides in the Greater Dublin Area.
- Major languages » English, Irish
- Major religion » Christianity
- Life expectancy » 78 years (men), 83 years (women)
- Member of the European Union
- Currency » euro
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- Not a member of the Schengen Area Agreement
- Canadians do not require a visa for stays up to 90 days.
- Of the 32 counties that make up the island of Ireland, 26 counties are in the Republic of Ireland and 6 are in Northern Ireland.