Map of Ireland Provinces

How to Map the Provinces of Ireland

You can now create a map of Ireland provinces using Mapline. Ireland is divided into four provinces: Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster. The Irish word “cúige” for provincial division literally means “fifth part.” Historically the country had five provinces, including a fifth called Meath. Today, parts of Meath are assigned to Leinster and Ulster. The Ireland provinces have no administrative or political purposes; rather, they function as cultural and historical entities and include:

  • Connacht – The smallest of the four Irish provinces, with a population of more than half a million
  • Leinster – The most populous province with over 2.5 million in population
  • Munster – Covers a total area of 24,675 sq km (9,527 sq mi) with a population of over 1.2 million. Other urban centers include Cork, Limerick and Waterford
  • Ulster – Ulster is made used up of three counties: Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan

To create a map of Ireland provinces, explore Mapline’s location mapping features and follow the step-by-step tutorial below.
A color-coded map of the provinces of Ireland

Steps to Create a Map of Ireland Provinces

Map making is easy with Mapline—whether you’re planning a business trip to Ireland or uncovering insights about sales and marketing territories. To create a map of Ireland and visually showcase each province, follow these simple steps:

  1. Create a Mapline account and login.
  2. Click the orange “New” button.
  3. Select “New Map” on the drop down arrow.
  4. Give your map a name and click “OK.”
  5. Click the “Add” button from the left sidebar.
  6. Select the “Boundaries” option.
  7. From the “Boundary Type,” select “Ireland Provinces.”
  8. Select how you want your boundaries to be colored in “Fill Color” (Random Colors, Uniform Colors, Heatmap on pins inside boundaries, or Paste colors from a spreadsheet).
  9. Click “OK.”

That’s how easy it is to create a map of Ireland provinces! Ready to create your first Mapline map? Find information about our individual, team, API and custom plans to get started today.

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