Is France Bigger Than the Republic of Ireland? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas the Republic of Ireland is an island country located in the North Atlantic in Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and the Republic of Ireland regarding various aspects.

Size

Is France bigger than the Republic of Ireland?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of the Republic of Ireland is 70,273 sq km. France is bigger than the Republic of Ireland by 570,406 sq km. France is around 9.12 times bigger than the Republic of Ireland.

Area of France:  247,368 sq mi ( 640,679 km2 )

Area of France compared to the Republic of Ireland

Area of the Republic of Ireland:  27,133 sq mi ( 70,273 km2 )

Area of the Republic of Ireland compared to France

Population

Based on the World Bank, Eurostat data, the total population of France as of 2019 was estimated to be around 67.06 Million.

Population of France compared to the Republic of Ireland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Republic of Ireland as of 10th November 2021, is estimated to be around 4,998,470.

Population of the Republic of Ireland compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and the Republic of Ireland.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of the Republic of Ireland is Dublin.

Official Languages

France: French
Republic of Ireland: English, Irish

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Republic of Ireland as of 2018: 0.955

France Timezone: 

France has 12 different time zones but the majority of the area observes:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

The Republic of Ireland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of France:
47° 0′ 0″ N, 2° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of the Republic of Ireland:
53° 25′ 0″ N8° 0′ 0″ W

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