State size comparison
Alabama is about 1.3 times bigger than Virginia.
Virginia is approximately 102,548 sq km, while Alabama is approximately 131,426 sq km, making Alabama 28% larger than Virginia. Meanwhile, the population of Virginia is ~8.0 million people (3.2 million fewer people live in Alabama).
This to-scale comparison of Virginia vs. Alabama uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.