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West Meath, Ireland
An inland county in the province of Leinster.
The county covers an area of 679 square miles and has a population of 65,000.
The county town is Mullingar.
The geographical features of West Meath include the rivers Shannon, Inny and Brosna with the lakes of Ree, Sheelin and Ennell.
Main products of the county are derived from agriculture, including dairy farming, and limestone quarrying and textile manufacture.