Netherlands is about 1.7 times smaller than Ireland.

Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Netherlands is approximately 41,543 sq km, making Netherlands 59.12% the size of Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (12.1 million more people live in Netherlands).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. Netherlands uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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