Is Wales Bigger Than Ireland? (Comparison)

Wales 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 Wales and Ireland regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Wales bigger than Ireland?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of Ireland is 84,421 sq km. Wales is smaller than Ireland by 63,642 sq km. Wales is around 4.06 times smaller than Ireland.

Area of Wales:  8,023 sq mi ( 20,779 km2 )

Area of Wales compared to Ireland

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

Area of Ireland compared to Wales

Population

According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Wales as of 2019 was estimated to be around 3.136 Million.

Population of Wales compared to Ireland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Ireland as of 20th July 2021, is 4,995,811.

Population of Ireland compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and Ireland.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of Ireland is Dublin.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
Ireland: English, Irish

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of Ireland as of 2018: 0.955

Wales 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 Wales:
52° 18′ 0″ N3° 36′ 0″ W

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

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