Country size comparison
Ireland is about 4.3 times smaller than Italy.
Italy is approximately 301,340 sq km, while Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, making Ireland 23.32% the size of Italy. Meanwhile, the population of Italy is ~61.1 million people (55.8 million fewer people live in Ireland).
This to-scale comparison of Italy vs. Ireland uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.