California is about 3.3 times bigger than Mississippi.

Mississippi is approximately 121,489 sq km, while California is approximately 403,882 sq km, making California 232% larger than Mississippi. Meanwhile, the population of Mississippi is ~3.0 million people (34.3 million more people live in California).
This to-scale comparison of Mississippi vs. California uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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