It's about as big as North Carolina.
The "Tar Heel State," North Carolina measures 13,938,930 hectares in total area. The Outer Banks, a 32,000 hectares region off the northeastern coast of the state's mainland, is a series of barrier islands that has been called the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" on account of the numerous shipwrecks that have occurred there.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Arkansas.
In other words, 13,938,930 hectares is 1.012034 times the size of Arkansas, and the size of Arkansas is 0.98810910 times that amount.(United States)
The "Natural State," Arkansas measures 13,773,190 hectares in total area. The 370 hectares state park called Crater of Diamonds is situated over an eroded lamproite volcanic formation and is the only state in the Union where diamonds are mined (although commercial mining was ceased in 2002).
It's about as big as New York.
In other words, the size of New York is 1.013703 times 13,938,930 hectares.(United States)
The "Empire State," New York measures 14,129,940 hectares in total area. Adirondack Park, a 2,470,000 hectares area in the northeast region of the state, is the largest state-protected area in the contiguous United States.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Alabama.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Louisiana.
In other words, 13,938,930 hectares is 1.038172 times the size of Louisiana, and the size of Louisiana is 0.96323150 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 as big as Iowa.
It's about nine-tenths as big as Illinois.
In other words, 13,938,930 hectares is 0.92927690 times the size of Illinois, and the size of Illinois is 1.076106 times that amount.(United States)
The "Land of Lincoln," Illinois measures 14,999,760 hectares in total area. Though the Mississippi River marks the western border of the state at nearly all points, the 6,993 hectares area of Kaskaskia township has lain to the west of the River since an 1881 flood altered its course.