Country size comparison
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 ~5.3 million people (62.5 million more people live in United Kingdom).
This to-scale comparison of Ireland vs. United Kingdom uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.