Country Size Comparison


Ireland is about 3.8 times smaller than New Zealand.

New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, while Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, making Ireland 26.14% the size of New Zealand. Meanwhile, the population of New Zealand is ~4.9 million people (251,092 more people live in Ireland).

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

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