Country size comparison
Russia is about 243 times bigger than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, making Russia 24,231% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (136.7 million more people live in Russia).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. Russia uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.