Country size comparison
Libya is about 14 times bigger than North Carolina.
North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, while Libya is approximately 1,759,540 sq km, making Libya 1,295% larger than North Carolina. Meanwhile, the population of North Carolina is ~9.5 million people (2.4 million fewer people live in Libya).
This to-scale comparison of North Carolina vs. Libya uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.