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County Wicklow

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Wicklow - Glendalough Round Tower

Wicklow - Glendalough Round Tower

© 2006 Bernd Biege licensed to About.com, Inc.

Irish:

Contae Chill Mantáin

Literal Meaning:

Wicklow" derives from the Scandinavian vikingr ló, meaning "Meadow of the Vikings" - the Irish name means "Church of Mantán".

Province:

Leinster

Irish Car Registration:

WW

County Town:

Wicklow

Other Important Towns:

Arklow, Baltinglass, Blessington, Bray, Dunlevin, Greystones, Rathdrum

Size:

2,025 Kilometers square

Population:

126,330 (2006)

Places of Interest:

Baltinglass Abbey, Baltinglass Hill Fort, Glendalough, Wicklow Mountains

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