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Is Dublin a county in Ireland?

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Dublin is a county in Ireland. It is located in the province of Leinster and also home to the nation's capital also named Ireland. The population of the county in 2011 was 1,270,603, according to the Ireland's census.

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The economy of County Dublin is the powerhouse of Ireland's economy. This caused the economy of Ireland to expand by nearly 100 percent between the early 1990s and 2007. This growth came from incoming high-value and lucrative industries like financial services and software manufacturing. When the financial crises of 2008 occurred, the economy of County Dublin was severely impacted. Many of its industries struggle to this day, as of 2015.

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