Ireland is about 243 times smaller than Russia.

Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, making Ireland 0.41% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~142.0 million people (136.7 million fewer people live in Ireland).
This to-scale comparison of Russia vs. Ireland uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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