Is Portugal Bigger Than Ireland? (Comparison)

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and Ireland regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Portugal Bigger than Ireland?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of Ireland is 84,421 sq km. Portugal is bigger than Ireland by 7,791 sq km. Portugal is around 1.1 times bigger than Ireland.

Area of Portugal:  35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal compared to Ireland

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

Area of Ireland compared to Portugal

Population

As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Portugal estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 10,172,278.

Population of Portugal compared to Ireland

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Ireland estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 4,984,196.

Population of Ireland compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and Ireland.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of Ireland is Dublin.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
Ireland: English, Irish

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of Ireland as of 2019: 0.955

Portugal Timezone:

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

Ireland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N9° 11′ 0″ W

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

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