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Name of the Country Ireland
Capital Dublin
Total Area 70,723 km
Population 4,761 million (Census 2016)
Population of Dublin 1.904 billion
Currency Euro
(€1= Rs.76.49) ORE-September 2017
Language (s) Spoken English, Irish
English spoken by the majority, minority
Head of State (President) H.E. Micheal D. Higgins (Since October 2011)
(Labour Party)
Prime Minister (An Taoiseach) [Pronounced: On Taw-nish-ta] H.E. Dr. Leo Varadkar (since 14 June 2017)
Fine Gael Party
Deputy Prime Minister (An Tanaiste) and Minister for Enterprise and Innovation H.E. Frances Fitzgerald
Fine Gael Party
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for Brexit H.E. Simon Coveney
Fine Gael Party
GDP USD 294.05bn (2017)
GRP Growth Rate (2017) 4.8%
GDP Per Capita PPP (2015) US$ 66.787 (€59,567) [2015 – World Bank]
Rate of Inflation (CPI) February 2017 0.5%
Rate of Unemployment (2017) 6.4%
Total FDI
  • Total Irish Investment abroad (2015)
  • Total Foreign Investment into Ireland (2015)
€150 billion

€170 billion
Foreign Trade (2016) Export: € 116.92 billion
Import: € 69.60 billion
Trade with India (2016) India’s Export: US$ 525.79 million
India’s Import: US$ 551.51 million (As per Bilateral Brief)