Location of Ireland (dark green). – in Europe (green & dark grey) – in the European Union (green). Capital and largest city, Dublin · 53°20.65′N 6°16.05 ′W / 53.34417°N 6.26750°W / 53.34417; -6.26750. Official languages. Irish · English · National language · Irish · Ethnic groups (2016). 82.2% White Irish; 9.5 % Other ...
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland. Dublin is located in the province of Leinster on the east coast of Ireland, at the mouth of the River Liffey and bordered on the South by the Wicklow Mountains. The city has an urban area population of 1,173,179. The population of the Dublin Region, as of 2016, was 1,347,359 ...
The larger of the two is the Republic of Ireland, which is officially called "Ireland". This can create a lot of confusion as the term "Ireland" can therefore either mean this specific nation state or as a geographical expression for the whole island. The Republic is a fully sovereign and independent nation with its capital at Dublin.