Coontie Laois

(Reguidit frae Coonty Laois)

Coonty Laois (pronounced /ˈliːʃ/ (deprecatit template) "leash" – Erse: Contae Laoise) is ane o the twenty-sax coonties o the Republic o Ireland an ane o the thirty-twa coonties o Ireland. It is locatit in the province o Leinster. Its name wis formerly spelt as Laoighis an Leix. The population o the coonty is 69,012 accordin tae the 2006 census. Laois is the 23rd lairgest o Ireland’s 32 coonties in aurie an 24t lairgest in terms o population. It is the seivent lairgest o Leinster’s 12 coonties in size an tent lairgest in terms o population.

Coonty Laois

Contae Laoise
Coat of airms o Coonty Laois
Coat airms
I bpáirt leis an bpobal  (Erse)
"In pairtnership wi the commonty"
Location of Coonty Laois
Dáil ÉireannLaois-Offaly
EU ParliamentEast
Coonty seatPortlaoise
 • TeepCoonty Cooncil
 • Total1720 km2 (660 sq mi)
Area rank23rd
 • Rank23rd
Caur platesLS

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