Mexico is about 14 times bigger than Illinois.

Illinois is approximately 143,961 sq km, while Mexico is approximately 1,964,375 sq km, making Mexico 1,265% larger than Illinois. Meanwhile, the population of Illinois is ~12.8 million people (116.3 million more people live in Mexico).
This to-scale comparison of Illinois vs. Mexico uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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