Country size comparison
Benin is about 1.6 times bigger than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Benin is approximately 112,622 sq km, making Benin 60% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (8.5 million more people live in Benin).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. Benin uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.