Country size comparison
United Kingdom is about 2 times bigger than New York.
New York is approximately 122,283 sq km, while United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 sq km, making United Kingdom 99% larger than New York. Meanwhile, the population of New York is ~19.4 million people (48.4 million more people live in United Kingdom).
This to-scale comparison of New York vs. United Kingdom uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.