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It's about as big as Illinois.
(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 as big as Georgia.
In other words, the size of Georgia is 1.02608 times 14,999,760 hectares.
(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 Iowa.
In other words, 14,999,760 hectares is 1.029195 times the size of Iowa, and the size of Iowa is 0.97163320 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Hawkeye State," Iowa measures 14,574,270 hectares in total area. Sometimes called the "Food Capital of the World," approximately 60%, or 87,445,800 hectares of the state's area is used for agriculture.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as New York.
In other words, 14,999,760 hectares is 1.061559 times the size of New York, and the size of New York is 0.94201080 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, 14,999,760 hectares is 1.076106 times the size of North Carolina, and the size of North Carolina is 0.92927650 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 one-and-one-tenth times as big as Arkansas.
In other words, 14,999,760 hectares is 1.089055 times the size of Arkansas, and the size of Arkansas is 0.91822730 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.
In other words, 14,999,760 hectares is 1.1048360 times the size of Alabama, and the size of Alabama is 0.90511170 times that amount.
(United States)
Unofficially the "Heart of Dixie," Alabama measures 13,576,460 hectares in total area. Over two-thirds, or 8,900,000 hectares of Alabama is forest land.