It's about as big as Pennsylvania.
(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 one-and-one-tenth times as big as Ohio.
In other words, 11,928,250 hectares is 1.02745 times the size of Ohio, and the size of Ohio is 0.9732830 times that amount.(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 as big as Mississippi.
In other words, the size of Mississippi is 1.051568 times 11,928,250 hectares.(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-tenth times as big as Virginia.
In other words, 11,928,250 hectares is 1.076706 times the size of Virginia, and the size of Virginia is 0.92875860 times that amount.(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, 11,928,250 hectares is 1.092825 times the size of Tennessee, and the size of Tennessee is 0.91505960 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 nine-tenths as big as Louisiana.
In other words, 11,928,250 hectares is 0.88841630 times the size of Louisiana, and the size of Louisiana is 1.1255980 times that amount.(United States)
The "Pelican State" or the "Bayou State," Louisiana measures 13,426,420 hectares in total area. Louisiana boasts a total of 6,400 km of navigable waterways made up of its numerous rivers and streams — the most of any state in the nation.
It's about nine-tenths as big as Alabama.