Clare is a county in Ireland, within the Mid-West Region and the province of Munster, bordered at the West by means of the Atlantic Ocean. There is debate whether or not it must be traditionally considered part of Connacht. Clare County Council is the neighborhood authority. The county had a population of 118,817 on the 2016 census. The county town and largest agreement is Ennis. Clare is north-west of the River Shannon covering a total place of 3,400 rectangular kilometres. Clare is the 7th largest of Ireland's 32 conventional counties in region and the 19th largest in terms of populace.
It is bordered via counties in Munster and one county in Connacht: County Limerick to the south, County Tipperary to the east and County Galway to the north. Clare's nickname is the Banner County. The county is split into the baronies of Bunratty Lower, Bunratty Upper, Burren, Clonderalaw, Corcomroe, Ibrickan, Inchiquin, Islands, Moyarta, Tulla Lower and Tulla Upper. These in flip are divided into civil parishes, which are divided into townlands. These divisions are cadastral, defining land obstacles and ownership, in place of administrative.