Iraq is about 3.8 times smaller than Iran.

Iran is approximately 1,648,195 sq km, while Iraq is approximately 438,317 sq km, making Iraq 26.59% the size of Iran. Meanwhile, the population of Iran is ~86.8 million people (46.3 million fewer people live in Iraq).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Iran compared to Iraq. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Iraq vs. Iran using our country comparison tool.

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