State size comparison
Arizona is about 2.3 times bigger than North Carolina.
North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, while Arizona is approximately 294,312 sq km, making Arizona 133% larger than North Carolina. Meanwhile, the population of North Carolina is ~9.5 million people (3.1 million fewer people live in Arizona).
This to-scale comparison of North Carolina vs. Arizona uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.