Country size comparison
Christmas Island is about 188 times smaller than Maryland.
Maryland is approximately 25,314 sq km, while Christmas Island is approximately 135 sq km, making Christmas Island 0.53% the size of Maryland. Meanwhile, the population of Maryland is ~5.8 million people (5.8 million fewer people live in Christmas Island).
This to-scale comparison of Maryland vs. Christmas Island uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.