Country size comparison
North Carolina is about 136 times smaller than Russia.
Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 0.74% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~142.0 million people (132.5 million fewer people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of Russia 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.