Society of Ireland


Ireland, a large island in western British archipelago, separated from o.Velikobritaniya Strait of St. George, the Irish Sea and the North Channel. Located on the edge of the shelf, dissected by deep underwater valleys in the north, west and south, in the east of the waters are shallow. Ireland most stretches from north-east to south-west, in the direction of the length of 486 km. The total area of ??84,423 square meters. km, including an independent Irish Republic occupies 70,285 square meters. km, and Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - 14,138 square meters. km. The shortest distance between Ireland and the UK - 21 km - in a straight line from Cape Torr Head near Ballycastle to the Mull of Kintyre-of-Scotland.


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