云南省人民政府外事办公室

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云南省人民对外友好协会

2015-10-13 15:22:00

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    克莱尔郡位于爱尔兰岛西岸,东以德格湖-香农河为界,历史上属芒斯特省。面积3,147平方公里,人口11.7,首府恩尼斯。克莱尔郡是爱尔兰传统32郡之一,面积排名第七,人口排名第19位。

 

    克莱尔郡的边界大至由水域划分。东南方是爱尔兰最长的河流香农河,郡的南方则是香农河口。郡界向东北方向为德格湖是爱尔兰第三大湖泊,西面是大西洋,北部至戈尔韦湾。克莱尔郡内的布伦地区是独特的喀斯特地貌区,区内有珍贵花卉和物种,这里有著名的莫赫悬崖。莫赫悬崖位于爱尔兰岛中西部的最边缘,是地壳变动和大西洋无数年惊涛骇浪冲击的杰作,以奇险闻名;亦是欧洲最高的悬崖,横跨大西洋214米,沿着西海岸覆盖达8千米,是爱尔兰最重要的海鸟栖息地,每年有超过3万只海鸟在此繁殖后代,悬崖上还生长着许多珍稀植物品种。

    克莱尔郡经济类型多样,农业及相关领域是该郡经济的重要组成部分。恩尼斯和香农地区工商业发展繁荣,香农自贸区是爱尔兰最大的地区经济中心之一。克郡被认为是爱尔兰文化的中心之一,尤其以音乐和舞蹈久负盛名,同时也是诸多文学巨匠的家乡。该郡每年都举办文学和音乐节,吸引了来自各方的爱好者。

习近平主席于20125月访问爱尔兰克莱尔郡时建议巴伦莫赫悬崖地质公园与中国一地质公园建立友好公园关系。之后,在我驻爱尔兰使馆的大力支持下,我省与克郡积极推动两省郡及石林地质公园与巴伦莫赫悬崖地质公园结好。20155月,云南省与克莱尔郡、石林地质公园与巴伦莫赫悬崖地质公园正式缔结友好省郡关系和友好公园关系,开启了两省郡友好交流合作之门。

 

County Clare, Ireland

 

County Clare is located on the west coast of Island of Ireland, west to Lough Derg - Shannon River. It was under the jurisdiction of Munster Province in history. Clare is one of Ireland’s earliest 32 counties, with an area of 3,147 square kilometers and a population of 117,000, ranking seven and 19 respectively across Ireland. Ennis is its capital.

 

Clare is generally divided by waters from the rest of the country. It borders Ireland’s longest river Shannon in the south-east, the Shannon estuary in the south, Ireland’s third largest lake Lough Derg in the northeast, the Atlantic in the west, and Galway Bay in the north. Brunswick district in County Clare is famous for Cliffs of Moher, a unique karst terrain, as well as precious species of flowers and wildlife.

 

Cliffs of Moher, Europe’s highest cliffs stretching on the far western edge of the Island of Ireland, is a breathtaking masterpiece created by the changes in the earth’s crust and the tough waves of the Atlantic Ocean. 214 meters over the Atlantic, the cliffs extend for 8km along the west coast of Europe. As Ireland’s most important seabird colony, the cliffs provide sanctuary to more than 30,000 seabirds every year. Rare plant species can also be seen here.

 

County Clare enjoys a diversity of economic types, with agriculture and related sector being an important part. Ennis and Shannon regions boast prosperous industrial and commercial development. Shannon FTA is one of Ireland’s largest economic centers. Clare has been considered to be one of the centers of Irish culture, especially famous for its local music and dances. It is also home to many literary giants. The county holds literature and music festivals every year, attracting enthusiasts from far and near.

 

During his visit to County Clare in May 2012, President Xi Jinping suggested that Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark establish friendly relations with a Chinese geopark. Under the great support of the Chinese Embassy in Irelandthe twinning of Yunnan Province and County Clare and the two geoparks was officially done in May 2015.