| It is one of three counties situated in the province of Ulster without being part of Northern Ireland. The county is bordered by County Monaghan, County Leitrim, County Longford, County Meath, County Westmeath and County Fermanagh. Area: 1,931 kmē (746 square miles). Population (census 2006): 63,961. The county town is Cavan.
The county has a population of 63,961 (2006 preliminary census data), and covers an area of 1,931 kmē. The average density of population is 29.9 persons per kmē. Cavan is divided into Four County Electoral Areas: Bailieborough, Ballyjamesduff, Belturbet and Cavan. There are three Town Councils: Cavan Town, Belturbet and Cootehill.