Ireland is about 9 times smaller than Afghanistan.

Afghanistan is approximately 652,230 sq km, while Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, making Ireland 10.77% the size of Afghanistan. Meanwhile, the population of Afghanistan is ~38.3 million people (33.1 million fewer people live in Ireland).
This to-scale comparison of Afghanistan vs. Ireland uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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