Country size comparison
Hong Kong is about 63 times smaller than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Hong Kong is approximately 1,108 sq km, making Hong Kong 1.58% the size of Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (2.0 million more people live in Hong Kong).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. Hong Kong uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.