Country size comparison
Afghanistan is about 9 times bigger than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Afghanistan is approximately 652,230 sq km, making Afghanistan 828% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (33.1 million more people live in Afghanistan).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. Afghanistan uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.