Lesotho is about 2.3 times smaller than Ireland.

Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Lesotho is approximately 30,355 sq km, making Lesotho 43.2% the size of Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (3.1 million fewer people live in Lesotho).

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

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