County Cavan


County Cavan
County Cavan
Contae an Chabháin
Karte
County Cavan in Irland
Basisdaten
Staat: Irland
Verwaltungssitz: Cavan
Provinz: Ulster
irischer Name: An Cabhán
Fläche: 1.932 km²
Einwohner: 72.874 (2011)
Kfz-Kennzeichen: CN

Cavan (ir. An Cabhán /əN ˈkawaːN/) ist eine Grafschaft (county) in der Republik Irland, die zu Zeiten von Elisabeth I. von England gegründet wurde. Cavan ist eine von drei Grafschaften, die in der Provinz von Ulster liegen, ohne Nordirland anzugehören.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Geografie

Das Gebiet gehört zur irischen Drumlin-Region und ist mit vielen Mooren und Seen bedeckt. Es grenzt innerhalb der Republik Irland an Monaghan, Leitrim, Longford, Meath und Westmeath sowie an Fermanagh in Nordirland.

Wirtschaft

Die Landwirtschaft besteht in der Hauptsache aus Rinderhaltung.

Städte

  • Cavan (Hauptstadt)
  • Arva
  • Bailieborough, Ballinagh, Ballyconnell, Ballyhaise, Ballyjamesduff, Bawnboy, Belturbet, Blacklion, Butlersbridge
  • Cootehill
  • Dowra, Glangevlin
  • Kingscourt, Killeshandra
  • Mullagh
  • Stradone, Shercock
  • Virginia

Sehenswürdigkeiten

Geschichte

Cavan bildete den Ostteil des Königreichs Breifne.

Politik

Die Sitzverteilung im Cavan County Council nach der Kommunalwahl vom 5. Juni 2009:

Partei Sitze
Fine Gael 13
Fianna Fáil 8
Sinn Féin 4

Weblinks


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