Country size comparison
China is about 137 times bigger than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km, making China 13,557% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (1.4 billion more people live in China).
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This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Ireland compared to China. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of China vs. Ireland using our country comparison tool.