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 ~5.1 million people (222,000 more people live in Ireland).
This to-scale comparison of New Zealand vs. Ireland uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.