Country size comparison
Maldives is about 236 times smaller than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Maldives is approximately 298 sq km, making Maldives 0.42% the size of Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (4.9 million fewer people live in Maldives).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. Maldives uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.