State size comparison
Alabama is around the same size as New York.
New York is approximately 122,283 sq km, while Alabama is approximately 131,426 sq km, making Alabama 7% larger than New York. Meanwhile, the population of New York is ~19.4 million people (14.6 million fewer people live in Alabama).
This to-scale comparison of New York vs. Alabama uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.