State size comparison
California is about 3 times bigger than Arkansas.
Arkansas is approximately 134,856 sq km, while California is approximately 403,882 sq km, making California 199% larger than Arkansas. Meanwhile, the population of Arkansas is ~2.9 million people (34.3 million more people live in California).
This to-scale comparison of Arkansas vs. California uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.