State size comparison
Arizona is about 1.4 times smaller than California.
California is approximately 403,882 sq km, while Arizona is approximately 294,312 sq km, making Arizona 72.87% the size of California. Meanwhile, the population of California is ~37.3 million people (30.9 million fewer people live in Arizona).
This to-scale comparison of California vs. Arizona uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.