Is Northern Ireland Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

Northern Ireland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Northern Ireland and Japan regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Northern Ireland bigger than Japan?

The total area of Northern Ireland is 14,130 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. Northern Ireland is smaller than Japan by 363,845 sq km. Northern Ireland is around 26.74 times smaller than Japan.

Area of Northern Ireland:  5,460 sq mi ( 14,130 km2 )

Area of Northern Ireland compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan compared to Northern Ireland

Population

According to the Eurostat and United Nations data, the total population of Northern Ireland as of 2019 was estimated to be around 1.885 Million.

Population of Northern Ireland compared to Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Japan as of 21st July 2021, is 126,078,923.

population of Japan compared to Northern Ireland

Here is some more data comparison between Northern Ireland and Japan.

The capital city of Northern Ireland is Belfast, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Northern Ireland: English, Irish
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Northern Ireland as of 2018: 0.887
HDI of Japan as of 2018: 0.919

Northern Ireland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Northern Ireland:
54° 40′ 0″ N6° 40′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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