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 map shows a size comparison of Ireland compared to Papua New Guinea. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Papua New Guinea vs. Ireland using our country comparison tool.

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