Limerick - information about the city

Limerick (  /ˈlɪmrɪk/; Irish: Luimneach [ˈl̪imʲɨnʲəx] ) the fifth most populous city in Ireland. It is the principal city of Ireland's Mid-West Region also known as the Shannon Region. When taking the extra-municipal suburbs into account, Limerick is the third largest conurbation in the state, with an urban population of 90,757. Limerick is the second-largest city in the province of Munster, an area which constitutes the midwest and southwest of Ireland. The city is situated on several curves and islands of the River Shannon, which spreads into an estuary shortly after Limerick. Road infrastructure features four main crossing points near the city centre (an additional river tunnel to the west of the three bridges opened in July 2010). Limerick is one of the constituent cities of the Cork-Limerick-Galway corridor, which has a population of 1 million.

Limerick - tourist attractions

markerA King John's Castle in Limerick King John's Castle is a castle located on King's Island in Limerick, Ireland, next to the River Shannon. The walls, towers and fortifications remain today, and are a visitor attraction. The remains of a Viking settlement were uncovered during the construction of a visitor centre at the site. The Vi... King John's Castle in Limerick - photo

Relevant data

Geographical coordinates: 52.6647, -8.6231
Approximate population: 92,539

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