Libya is about 17 times bigger than Virginia.

Virginia is approximately 102,548 sq km, while Libya is approximately 1,759,540 sq km, making Libya 1,616% larger than Virginia. Meanwhile, the population of Virginia is ~8.0 million people (863,093 fewer people live in Libya).
This to-scale comparison of Virginia vs. Libya uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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