Is Scotland Bigger Than Northern Ireland? (Comparison)

Scotland and Northern Ireland are both countries that are part of the United Kingdom located in Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and Northern Ireland regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Scotland bigger than Northern Ireland?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Northern Ireland is 14,130 sq km. Scotland is bigger than Northern Ireland by 63,803 sq km. Scotland is around 5.15 times bigger than Northern Ireland.

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

Area of Scotland compared to Northern Ireland

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

Area of Northern 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 Northern Ireland

Based on the United Nation’s data, the total population of Northern Ireland as of 2019 was estimated to be around 1.885 Million.

Population of Northern Ireland compared to Scotland

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

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

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Northern Ireland: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Northern Ireland as of 2018: 0.887

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

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

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