Country size comparison
Iraq is about 6 times bigger than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Iraq is approximately 438,317 sq km, making Iraq 524% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (35.2 million more people live in Iraq).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. Iraq uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.