Ireland is about 7 times smaller than Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, while Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, making Ireland 15.18% the size of Papua New Guinea. Meanwhile, the population of Papua New Guinea is ~9.6 million people (4.3 million fewer people live in Ireland).

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

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