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This article is about County Cork. For the city see: Cork.

County Cork
Contae Chorcaí
250px-Island of Ireland location map Cork.svg
Provinces Munster
County town Cork
Area Rank 1st
Population 518,128
Year 2011
Population Rank 4th
Car plates C
Website www.corkcoco.ie

County Cork (Irish: Contae Chorcaí) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the South-West Region and is also part of the province of Munster. The population of the county is 518,128 according to the 2011 census.

GeographyEdit

County Cork is located in the province of Munster. It borders four other counties: Kerry to the west, Limerick to the north, South Tipperary to the north-east and Waterford to the east. Cork is largest county in the state by land area.

DemographyEdit

The population of the county is 518,128 according to the 2011 census. A large percentage of the population live in urban areas.

Leading population centers
Rank City Population Barony
1 Cork 199,230 Cork
2 Carrigaline 14,775 Kinalea
3 Cobh 12,347 Barrymore
4 Midleton 12,001 Barrymore
5 Mallow 11,605 Fermoy
6 Youghal 7,800 Imokilly
7 Bandon 6,640 Carbery East
8 Fermoy 6,489 Condons & Clangibbon
9 Passage West 5,790 Kinalea
10 Blarney & Tower 5,743 Muskerry
based on Irish Census 2006 Records
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