Ireland's country code is 353, which allows a person to call Ireland from another country. Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain. Ireland is the third largest island in Europe and the 20th largest island in the world.
Ireland comprises a total area of about 33,000 square miles, making it the 120th largest country in the world. Ireland is a little larger than the state of West Virginia. Ireland has a coastline that stretches about 1,700 miles. The country has a population of 4.8 million people, as of 2014. Dublin is the capital city of Ireland. About 40 percent of Ireland's population lives within 60 miles of Dublin.