Dublin is the capital of Ireland, as well as the largest city in the country. Sitting midpoint at Ireland's east coast, over 1 million residents call Dublin home. One side of Dublin is surrounded by mountains, and the other side, by the River Liffey. Dublin presents a strong history and culture, which reflects through all that live there. The city is known for its keen sense of humor, which sometimes reflects in the names of the city's monuments. Dublin residents are also well known for their great style, which is taken from both America and Europe. Because the city has mild weather, visiting the area is great any time of the year. Temperatures average between 15 degrees Celsius and 20 degrees Celsius during the summer.