Country size comparison
Burkina Faso is about 3.9 times bigger than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Burkina Faso is approximately 274,200 sq km, making Burkina Faso 290% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (16.7 million more people live in Burkina Faso).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. Burkina Faso uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.