Is Malta Bigger Than Ireland? (Comparison)

Malta is an island country in the Southern part of Europe located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Ireland is an island country located in the North Atlantic in Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Malta and Ireland regarding various aspects.


Is Malta bigger than Ireland?

The total area of Malta is 316 sq km, and the total area of Ireland is 84,421 sq km. Malta is smaller than Ireland by 84,105 sq km. Malta is around 267.15 times smaller than Ireland.

Area of Malta:  122 sq mi ( 316 km2 )

Area of Malta compared to Northern Ireland

Area of Ireland:  32,595 sq mi ( 84,421 km2 )

Area of Ireland compared to Malta


According to the data from Worldometer, the total population of Malta as of 5th July 2021, is estimated to be around 442,725.

Population of Malta compared to Ireland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Ireland as of 5th July 2021, is estimated to be around 4,994,041.

Population of Ireland compared to Malta

Here is some more data comparison between Malta and Ireland.

The capital city of Malta is Valletta, and the capital city of Ireland is Dublin.

Official Languages

Malta: Maltese, English
Ireland: English, Irish

Human Development Index

HDI of Malta as of 2019: 0.895
HDI of Ireland as of 2018: 0.955

Malta Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Ireland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Malta:
35° 54′ 0″ N14° 31′ 0″ E

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

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