Libya is about 17 times bigger than Kentucky.

Kentucky is approximately 102,896 sq km, while Libya is approximately 1,759,540 sq km, making Libya 1,610% larger than Kentucky. Meanwhile, the population of Kentucky is ~4.3 million people (2.8 million more people live in Libya).
This to-scale comparison of Kentucky vs. Libya uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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