Is Scotland Bigger Than The Republic of Ireland? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, 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 Scotland and Ireland regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Scotland bigger than the Republic of Ireland?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of the Republic of Ireland is 70,273 sq km. Scotland is bigger than the Republic of Ireland by 7,660 sq km. Scotland is around 1.11 times bigger than the Republic of Ireland.

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

Area of Scotland compared to Ireland

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

 

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 the Republic 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 the Republic of Ireland.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of the Republic 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 the Republic of Ireland:
53° 25′ 0″ N8° 0′ 0″ W

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