Is Scotland Bigger Than Ireland? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Ireland is an island country located in the North Atlantic in Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and Ireland regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Scotland bigger than Ireland?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Ireland is 84,421 sq km. Scotland is smaller than Ireland by 6,488 sq km. Scotland is around 1.08 times smaller than Ireland.

Area of Scotland:  30,090 sq mi ( 77,933 km2 )

Area of Scotland compared to Ireland

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

Area of Ireland compared to Scotland

Population

According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Scotland as of 2019 was estimated to be around 5.454 Million.

Population of Scotland compared to Ireland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Ireland as of 13th July 2021, is 4,995,549.

Population of Ireland compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and Ireland.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of Ireland is Dublin.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Ireland: English, Irish

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Ireland as of 2018: 0.955

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Ireland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Scotland:
57° 0′ 0″ N4° 0′ 0″ W

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

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