Country size comparison
Papua New Guinea is about 7 times bigger than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 559% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (4.3 million more people live in Papua New Guinea).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. Papua New Guinea uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.