Illinois is about 9 times smaller than Peru.

Peru is approximately 1,285,216 sq km, while Illinois is approximately 143,961 sq km, making Illinois 11.2% the size of Peru. Meanwhile, the population of Peru is ~32.3 million people (19.4 million fewer people live in Illinois).
This to-scale comparison of Peru vs. Illinois uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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