It's about as big as Virginia.
(formally the Commonwealth of Virginia) (United States)
The "Old Dominion State," Virginia measures 11,078,470 hectares. The state's southern border with North Carolina deviates to the north by as much as 3 latitudinal minutes due to an eighteenth-century surveyor's error.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Tennessee.
In other words, 11,078,470 hectares is 1.014971 times the size of Tennessee, and the size of Tennessee is 0.98524980 times that amount.(United States)
The "Volunteer State," Tennessee measures 10,915,060 hectares in total area. Much of the 2,758,000 hectares of land in the West Tennessee Grand Division (Tennessee being divided into three "Grand Divisions") was ceded to the United States by the Chickasaw Nation in 1818.
It's about as big as Ohio.
In other words, the size of Ohio is 1.04794 times 11,078,470 hectares.(United States)
The "Buckeye State," Ohio measures 11,609,600 hectares in total area. The 121,000 hectares region in the northern part of the state known as the "Toledo Strip" is a once-disputed region that was the impetus for an 1835 boundary conflict between Ohio and Michigan known as the "Toledo War."
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Kentucky.
In other words, 11,078,470 hectares is 1.058531 times the size of Kentucky, and the size of Kentucky is 0.94470540 times that amount.(formally the Commonwealth of Kentucky) (United States)
The "Bluegrass State," Kentucky measures 10,465,890 hectares in total area. The Kentucky Bend, a 4,547 hectares piece of land, is a non-contiguous enclave to the west of Kentucky proper, surrounded by Missouri and Tennessee, and the only such non-contiguous state area in the United States.
It's about nine-tenths as big as Pennsylvania.
In other words, 11,078,470 hectares is 0.9287590 times the size of Pennsylvania, and the size of Pennsylvania is 1.076706 times that amount.(formally the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) (United States)
The "Keystone State," Pennsylvania measures 11,928,250 hectares. Although Philadelphia is home to one of the nation's busiest seaports (by amount of container traffic), the state of Pennsylvania has just 92 km (57 mi) of coastline along the Delaware Estuary and no coastline on the Atlantic ocean.
It's about nine-tenths as big as Mississippi.
In other words, 11,078,470 hectares is 0.88321390 times the size of Mississippi, and the size of Mississippi is 1.1322290 times that amount.(United States)
The "Magnolia State," Mississippi measures 12,543,360 hectares in total area. Much of this area is the 3,100,000 hectares Yazoo-Mississippi Delta, a region in the western half of the state renowned for its fertile soil.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as big as Indiana.
In other words, 11,078,470 hectares is 1.1745440 times the size of Indiana, and the size of Indiana is 0.85139420 times that amount.(United States)
The "Hoosier State," Indiana measures 9,432,149 hectares in total area. The state is bisected north-south by the Wabash River, one of the longest rivers in the United States at 661 km (411 mi).