Texas is around the same size as Afghanistan.

Afghanistan is approximately 652,230 sq km, while Texas is approximately 678,052 sq km, making Texas 4% larger than Afghanistan. Meanwhile, the population of Afghanistan is ~38.3 million people (13.2 million fewer people live in Texas).
This to-scale comparison of Afghanistan vs. Texas uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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