County Mayo (Irish: Contae Mhaigh Eo, meaning "Plain of the yew trees") is a county in the West of Ireland, in the province of Connacht, it is named after the village of Mayo, now generally known as Mayo Abbey. It is bounded on the north and west by the Atlantic Ocean; to the south by County Galway; the east by County Roscommon; and the northeast by County Sligo. Mayo is the third-largest of Ireland's 32 counties in area and 15th largest in terms of population. It is the second-largest of Connacht's five counties in both size and population. Mayo has the longest coastline of any county in Ireland, at 1,168 km (726 mi) or approximately 21% of the total coastline of the State.