County Kilkenny

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County Kilkenny (Irish: Contae Chill Chainnigh) is one of the twenty-six counties of the Republic of Ireland, and also one of the thirty-two counties of Ireland, located within the province of Leinster. It was named after the city[1] of Kilkenny (Irish: Cill Chainnigh) and has a population of 87,558.[2]

Kilkenny is the 16th largest of Ireland’s 32 counties in area and 21st largest in terms of population.[3] It is the third largest of Leinster’s 12 counties in size and seventh largest in terms of population.

The River Nore flows through the county and the River Suir forms the border with County Waterford. Brandon Hill is the highest point with an elevation of 515 m (1,690 ft).

The current county formed part of the Kingdom of Osraige and ecclesiastical Diocese of Ossory.

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