Switzerland is about 1.7 times smaller than Ireland.

Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Switzerland is approximately 41,277 sq km, making Switzerland 58.74% the size of Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.2 million people (3.2 million more people live in Switzerland).

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

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