Country size comparison
Ireland is about 1.7 times bigger than Netherlands.
Netherlands is approximately 41,543 sq km, while Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, making Ireland 69% larger than Netherlands. Meanwhile, the population of Netherlands is ~17.4 million people (12.1 million fewer people live in Ireland).
This to-scale comparison of Netherlands vs. Ireland uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.