China is about 24 times bigger than California.

California is approximately 403,882 sq km, while China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km, making China 2,276% larger than California. Meanwhile, the population of California is ~37.3 million people (1.4 billion more people live in China).
This to-scale comparison of California vs. China uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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