State size comparison
Alabama is around the same size as North Carolina.
North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, while Alabama is approximately 131,426 sq km, making Alabama 4% larger than North Carolina. Meanwhile, the population of North Carolina is ~9.5 million people (4.8 million fewer people live in Alabama).
This to-scale comparison of North Carolina vs. Alabama uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.