North Carolina is about 2.7 times smaller than Republic of the Congo.

Republic of the Congo is approximately 342,000 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 36.89% the size of Republic of the Congo. Meanwhile, the population of Republic of the Congo is ~5.5 million people (4.0 million more people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of Republic of the Congo vs. North Carolina uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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