French Polynesia is about 17 times smaller than Ireland.

Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while French Polynesia is approximately 4,167 sq km, making French Polynesia 5.93% the size of Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (5.0 million fewer people live in French Polynesia).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. French Polynesia uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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