Country size comparison
Uruguay is about 2.5 times bigger than Ireland.
Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, while Uruguay is approximately 176,215 sq km, making Uruguay 151% larger than Ireland. Meanwhile, the population of Ireland is ~5.3 million people (1.9 million fewer people live in Uruguay).
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This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Ireland compared to Uruguay. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Uruguay vs. Ireland using our country comparison tool.