Country size comparison
Burkina Faso is about 14 times bigger than New Jersey.
New Jersey is approximately 19,211 sq km, while Burkina Faso is approximately 274,200 sq km, making Burkina Faso 1,327% larger than New Jersey. Meanwhile, the population of New Jersey is ~8.8 million people (13.1 million more people live in Burkina Faso).
This to-scale comparison of New Jersey vs. Burkina Faso uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.