Country size comparison
Benin is about 4.5 times bigger than Maryland.
Maryland is approximately 25,314 sq km, while Benin is approximately 112,622 sq km, making Benin 345% larger than Maryland. Meanwhile, the population of Maryland is ~5.8 million people (8.0 million more people live in Benin).
This to-scale comparison of Maryland vs. Benin uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.