United Kingdom is about 3.5 times bigger than Ireland.

Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 sq km, making United Kingdom 247% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.2 million people (60.6 million more people live in United Kingdom).

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

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