county in Ireland
County Kildare (Irish: Contae Chill Dara) is an Irish county to the southwest of Dublin. It is in the province of Leinster. The name comes from the Irish, meaning church (Cill) of the oaks (Dara).
Irish: Contae Chill Dara
Meanma agus Misneach (Irish)
"Spirit and Courage"
|Coordinates: 53°10′N 6°45′W / 53.167°N 6.750°WCoordinates: 53°10′N 6°45′W / 53.167°N 6.750°W|
|• Type||County Council|
|• Dáil Éireann||Kildare North|
|• European Parliament||East|
|• Total||1,693 km2 (654 sq mi)|