County Sligo (// SLY-goh, Irish: Contae Shligigh) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the Border Region and is part of the province of Connacht. Sligo is the administrative capital and largest town in the county. Sligo County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county was 65,535 at the 2016 census. It is noted for Benbulben Mountain, one of Ireland's most distinctive natural landmarks.
|Anthem: "Isle of Innisfree" and |
"Down by the Salley Gardens"
|• Type||County Council|
|• Total||1,837 km2 (709 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||647 m (2,123 ft)|
|• Density||36/km2 (92/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC±0 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (IST)|
|Eircode routing keys|
F56, F91 (primarily)
|Telephone area codes||071 (primarily)|