Country size comparison
France is about 8 times bigger than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while France is approximately 551,500 sq km, making France 685% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (63.0 million more people live in France).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. France uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.