Country size comparison
North Carolina is about 10 times smaller than Peru.
Peru is approximately 1,285,216 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 9.82% the size of Peru. Meanwhile, the population of Peru is ~32.3 million people (22.7 million fewer people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of Peru vs. North Carolina uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.