California is about 3.1 times bigger than Alabama.

Alabama is approximately 131,426 sq km, while California is approximately 403,882 sq km, making California 207% larger than Alabama. Meanwhile, the population of Alabama is ~4.8 million people (32.5 million more people live in California).
This to-scale comparison of Alabama vs. California uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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