It's about as big as Iowa.
It's about as big as Illinois.
In other words, the size of Illinois is 1.029195 times 14,574,270 hectares.(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.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as New York.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 1.031446 times the size of New York, and the size of New York is 0.96951270 times that amount.(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 North Carolina.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 1.04558 times the size of North Carolina, and the size of North Carolina is 0.9564070 times that amount.(United States)
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 nine-tenths as big as Georgia.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 0.94693760 times the size of Georgia, and the size of Georgia is 1.056036 times that amount.(United States)
The "Peach State," Georgia measures 15,390,950 hectares in total area. In early 2008 (and on other, prior occasions), several legislators from drought-stricken Georgia alleged that an 1818 surveyor's error had placed the Georgia-Tennessee border 1.71 km (5,600 ft) south of where Congress had intended — an added distance which would allow Georgia access to the Tennessee River.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Arkansas.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 1.058162 times the size of Arkansas, and the size of Arkansas is 0.94503490 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 one-and-one-tenth times as big as Alabama.