Country size comparison
New Zealand is about 3.8 times bigger than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, making New Zealand 283% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (222,000 fewer people live in New Zealand).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. New Zealand uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.