Country size comparison
Libya is about 25 times bigger than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Libya is approximately 1,759,540 sq km, making Libya 2,404% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (1.9 million more people live in Libya).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. Libya uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.