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Carlow (Ireland : County)


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  • Variants

    • us: Ceatharlach (Ireland : County)
    • us: County Carlow (Ireland)
    • us: Contae Cheatharlach (Ireland)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Carlow, Ire. (County)
  • Sources

    • found: Gt. Brit. Ordnance Survey of Ireland. List of townlands ... 1910.
    • found: Statesman's yrbk world gaz., 1975 (Carlow, Irish Republic; county; name also of a town in the same county)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm1; 52°40ʹ00ʺN 006°50ʹ00ʺW)
    • found: GEOnet, 25 July 2017 (Carlow (approved and short; English); also approved: County Carlow, Ceatharlach (Irish, approved and short), Contae Cheatharlach; geopolitical entity name: Ireland; first-order administrative division name: Carlow / Ceatharlach; 52° 44ʹ 00ʺ N, 006° 50ʹ 00ʺ W; 52.733333 [N], -6.833333 [W]; first-order administrative division; lists another place named Carlow as the seat of a first-order administrative division)
    • found: Logainm.ie (Placenames database of Ireland), 25 July 2017 (Ceatharlach; validated name (Irish); genitive: Cheatharlach; Carlow (English); county; 8 baronies listed under the county, 48 civil parishes; latitude: 52.7385130397084010; longitude: -6.8165316819722097) {https://www.logainm.ie/100004.aspx}
    • found: Wikipedia, 25 July 2017 (County Carlow; Irish: Contae Cheatharlach; a county in Ireland, part of the South-East Region and the province of Leinster; named after the town of Carlow, the county town; Carlow County Council is the local authority; originally part of the Norman Palatine-County of Leinster, became a separate county probably around 1306; at that time, it was larger than today, extending to and including the coastal area around Arklow; these areas were given over to County Wicklow in 1606-07; seven historic baronies in the county: Carlow, Forth, Idrone East, Idrone West, Rathvilly, St Mullin's Lower, and St Mullin's Upper; 52° 40ʹ 00ʺ N, 006° 50ʹ 00ʺ W; 52.666667, -6.833333)
  • Change Notes

    • 1982-12-07: new
    • 2017-07-28: revised
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