Country size comparison
Illinois is about 7 times smaller than Egypt.
Egypt is approximately 1,001,450 sq km, while Illinois is approximately 143,961 sq km, making Illinois 14.38% the size of Egypt. Meanwhile, the population of Egypt is ~107.8 million people (94.9 million fewer people live in Illinois).
This to-scale comparison of Egypt vs. Illinois uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.