Belgium is about 2.3 times smaller than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km,
while Belgium is approximately 30,528 sq km, making
Belgium 43.44% the size of Ireland.
Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.2 million people
(6.5 million more people live in Belgium).
This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Ireland compared to Belgium.
For more details, see an in-depth
quality of life comparison of Belgium vs. Ireland
using our country comparison tool.
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