Alabama is around the same size as Illinois.

Illinois is approximately 143,961 sq km, while Alabama is approximately 131,426 sq km, making Alabama 91.29% the size of Illinois. Meanwhile, the population of Illinois is ~12.8 million people (8.1 million fewer people live in Alabama).
This to-scale comparison of Illinois vs. Alabama uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

Share this