How big are countries compared to states in the United States?

A

Afghanistan is almost the size of Texas. Albania is about the size of Hawaii. Algeria is not quite four times bigger than Texas. Andorra is the size of Huntsville, Alabama. Angola is about three times the size of California. Antigua and Barbuda is slightly smaller than Huntsville, Alabama. Argentina is one-third the size of the United States. Armenia is slightly bigger than Massachusetts. Australia is approximately the size of the United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii). Austria is slightly smaller than Maine. Azerbaijan is slightly larger than South Carolina.

B
Bahamas is larger than Juneau, Alaska but smaller than Sitka, Alaska. Bahrain is the size of Austin, Texas. Bangladesh is the size of Louisiana. Barbados is slightly larger than Montgomery, Alabama. Belarus is slightly smaller than Kansas. Belgium is approximately the size of Maryland. Belize is about the size of New Hampshire. Benin is about the size of Tennessee. Bhutan is half the size of Indiana.

Bolivia is slightly smaller than California and Texas combined. Bosnia and Herzegovina is about half the size of Kentucky. Botswana is twice the size of Arizona. Brazil is the size of the United States without most of Alaska. Brunei is about the size of Delaware. Bulgaria is the size of Tennessee. Burkina Faso is slightly larger than Colorado. Burma (see Myanmar). Burundi is slightly larger than Massachusetts.

C
Cambodia is the size of Missouri. Cameroon is the size of Arkansas, Illinois and Missouri combined. Canada is larger than the United States. Cape Verde is slightly larger than Rhode Island. Central African Republic is twice the size of New Mexico. Chad is about 85% the size of Alaska. Chile is the size of Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota combined. China is the size of the United States without Minnesota. Colombia is the size of Idaho, Montana, Washington and Wyoming combined.

Comoros is smaller than Jacksonville, Florida. Congo, Republic of, is three times the size of Pennsylvania. Congo, Democratic Republic of, is one-fourth the size of the United States. Costa Rica is more than twice the size of New Hampshire. Côte d'Ivoire is a little larger than New Mexico. Croatia is twice the size of Massachusetts. Cuba is about the size of Virginia. Cyprus is about one and half times the size of Delaware. Czech Republic is slightly smaller than South Carolina.

D
Denmark is half the size of South Carolina. Djibouti is slightly larger than New Jersey. Dominica is slightly larger than Lexington, Kentucky. Dominican Republic is the size of Vermont and New Hampshire combined.

E
Ecuador is about equal in size to Nevada. East Timor is slightly larger than Connecticut. Egypt is nearly one and half times the size of Texas. El Salvador is slightly smaller than New Jersey. Equatorial Guinea is twice the size of Connecticut. Eritrea is about the size of Pennsylvania. Estonia is about twice the size of New Jersey. Ethiopia is almost three times the size of Montana.

F
Fiji is about the size of Connecticut and Rhode Island combined. Finland is twice the size of Florida. France is twice the size of Colorado.

G
Gabon is slightly smaller than Colorado. The Gambia is twice the size of Delaware. Georgia is three times larger than New Jersey. Germany is more than twice the size of Wisconsin. Ghana is slightly smaller than Oregon. Greece is slightly smaller than Louisiana. Grenada is slightly smaller than Atlanta, Georgia. Guatemala is the size of Tennessee. Guinea is slightly smaller than Oregon. Guinea-Bissau is slightly less than New Jersey and Connecticut combined. Guyana is the size of Idaho.

H
Haiti is about the size of Massachusetts. Honduras is slightly larger than Virginia. Holland (see The Netherlands). Hungary is the size of Indiana.

I
Iceland is the size of Kentucky. India is one-third the size of the United States. Indonesia (17,000 islands) covers more area than Alaska and South Dakota combined. Iran is slightly smaller than Alaska. Iraq is slightly larger than California. Ireland is about half the size of Arkansas. Israel is slightly smaller than New Jersey. Italy is slightly larger than Arizona.

J
Jamaica is a little smaller than Connecticut. Japan is slightly smaller than Montana. Jordan is slightly smaller than Indiana.

K
Kazakhstan is slightly more than one and a half times the size of Alaska. Kenya is about twice the size of Arizona. Kiribati is about the size of Kansas City, Missouri. Kuwait is three times the size of Delaware. Kyrgyzstan is about the same size as Nebraska.

L
Laos is twice the size of Pennsylvania. Latvia is slightly larger than West Virginia. Lebanon is slightly smaller than Connecticut. Lesotho is the slightly less than half the size of West Virginia. Liberia is slightly larger than Tennessee. Libya is one-sixth larger than Alaska. Liechtenstein is not quite as big as Washington, D.C. Lithuania is about half the size of Alabama. Luxembourg is about twice the size of Los Angeles, California.

M
Macedonia is slightly larger than Vermont. Madagascar is twice the size of Arizona. Malawi is about the size of Pennsylvania. Malaysia is almost twice the size of Wisconsin. Maldives is about the size of Little Rock, Arkansas. Mali is four-fifths the size of Alaska. Malta: the five Maltese islands (Malta, Gozo, Comino, Comminotto, and Filflawith), have a combined area slightly larger than Athens, Georgia. The Marshall Islands comprise an area slightly larger than Washington, DC. Mauritania is more than one and a half times the size of Texas.Mauritius is slightly smaller than Jacksonville, Florida. Mexico is about one-seventh larger than Alaska. Micronesia, Federated States of, is slightly larger than Austin, Texas. Moldova is slightly larger than Maryland. Monaco is about the size of Florence, Kansas. Mongolia is slightly smaller than Alaska. Montenegro is roughly the size of Connecticut. Morocco is about one-tenth larger than California. Mozambique is almost twice the size of California. Myanmar (Burma) is slightly smaller than Texas.

N
Namibia is less than half the size of Alaska. Nauru is about the size of Trenton, New Jersey. Nepal is almost the size of Arkansas. The Netherlands is twice the size of New Jersey. New Zealand is about the size of Colorado. Nicaragua is slightly larger than Mississippi. Niger is four-fifths the size of Alaska. Nigeria is one-third larger than Texas. North Korea is slightly larger than Pennsylvania. Norway is slightly larger than New Mexico.

O
Oman is the size of Kansas.

P
Pakistan is nearly twice the size of California. Palau is about the size of Norman, Oklahoma. Palestinian State (proposed) West Bank and Gaza Strip is about the size of Delaware. Panama is slightly smaller than South Carolina. Papua New Guinea is about one-tenth larger than California. Paraguay is larger than Montana. Peru is five-sixths the size of Alaska. The Philippines is about the size of Arizona. Poland is the size of New Mexico. Portugal is slightly smaller than Indiana.

Q
Qatar is about twice the size of Delaware.

R
Romania is slightly smaller than Wyoming. Russia is almost one and three-quarters larger than the United States. Rwanda is slightly larger than Vermont.

S
South Korea is slightly larger than Indiana. St. Kitts and Nevis is the size of Boulder City, Nevada. St. Lucia is the size of Chicago, Illinois. St. Vincent and the Grenadines is the size of Birmingham, Alabama. Samoa is smaller than Rhode Island. San Marino is about the size of Powhatan Creek, Virginia. São Tomé and Príncipe is slightly larger than Dallas, Texas. Saudi Arabia is one-fifth larger than Alaska. Senegal is slightly smaller than South Dakota.

Serbia is slightly smaller than Indiana. Seychelles is a little smaller than Albuquerque, New Mexico. Sierra Leone is half the size of Illinois. Singapore is smaller than Forth Worth, Texas. Slovakia is about the size of New Hampshire and Vermont combined. Slovenia is the size of New Jersey. Solomon Islands is slightly larger than Vermont. Somalia is slightly smaller than Texas. South Africa is nearly three times the size of California.

Spain is about the size of Arizona and Utah combined. Sri Lanka is slightly larger than West Virginia. Sudan is about one-fourth the size of the United States. Suriname is slightly smaller than Wisconsin. Swaziland is larger than Connecticut, but smaller than New Jersey. Sweden is twice the size of Minnesota. Switzerland is about the size of Connecticut and Massachusetts combined. Syria is slightly larger than North Dakota.

T
Taiwan is slightly larger than Massachusetts and Connecticut combined. Tajikistan is slightly smaller than the state of Illinois. Tanzania is three times bigger than New Mexico. Thailand is about twice the size of Oregon. Togo is more than twice the size of Vermont. Tonga is about the size of Lexington, Kentucky. Trinidad and Tobago is about the size of Anchorage, Alaska. Tunisia is twice the size of South Carolina. Turkey is more than twice the size of Montana. Turkmenistan (formerly Turkmenia) is about twice the size of Oregon. Tuvalu is slightly smaller than Hastings, Minnesota.

U
Uganda is twice the size of Pennsylvania. Ukraine is more than twice the size of Arizona. United Arab Emirates is slightly smaller than Maine. United Kingdom consists of Great Britain (England 50,334 sq mi , Wales 8,019 sq mi and Scotland 30,414 sq mi ) and Northern Ireland (slightly larger than Connecticut), and is twice the size of New York State. The United States is less than half the size of Russia. Uruguay is about the size of Oklahoma. Uzbekistan is about one-tenth larger than California.

V
Vanuatu is slightly smaller than Connecticut. Vatican City (Holy See) is about the size of Washington, Nebraska. Venezuela is a third larger than Texas. Vietnam is about the size of Missouri and Iowa combined.

W
Western Sahara is about the size of Colorado.

X
None.

Y
Yemen is slightly less than twice the size of Colorado.

Z
Zaire (see Congo, Democratic Republic of). Zimbabwe is slightly larger than Montana. Zambia is about one-tenth larger than Texas.