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 map shows a size comparison of Ireland compared to Afghanistan. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Afghanistan vs. Ireland using our country comparison tool.

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