Country size comparison
Illinois is about 15 times smaller than Greenland.
Greenland is approximately 2,166,086 sq km, while Illinois is approximately 143,961 sq km, making Illinois 6.65% the size of Greenland. Meanwhile, the population of Greenland is ~57,792 people (12.8 million more people live in Illinois).
This to-scale comparison of Greenland vs. Illinois uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.