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Ireland

Ireland Ireland

Area: 70 282 km2
Population: 4.0 million (rounded)
Capital city: Dublin
Currency: 1 euro = 100 cent
National day: 17 March
EU membership: 1 January 1973 (EC)

Head of State: President Mary McAleese
Head of Government: Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Bertie Ahern
Foreign Minister: Dermot Ahern
Government: Coalition: Fianna Fáil (FF, Republican Party, 81 seats), Progressive Democrats (PD, Progressive Democrats, 8 seats)
Parliament: Bicameral: Dáil Éireann (House of Representatives), 166 members, elections every 5 years, no threshold, Seanad Éireann (Senate), 60 members

GDP: €148 557 million (2004, estimate, rounded)
GDP per capita in PPS: €31 000 (2004, estimate, rounded)
Economic growth in real terms: + 4.5 % (2004, estimate, rounded)


Links:
Head of State: http://www.president.ie
Head of Government: http://www.gov.ie
Foreign Minister: http://foreignaffairs.gov.ie
Parliament: http://www.oireachtas.ie

Ireland United Kingdom

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Date: 01.02.2006