California is about 2.3 times bigger than Missouri.

Missouri is approximately 178,414 sq km, while California is approximately 403,882 sq km, making California 126% larger than Missouri. Meanwhile, the population of Missouri is ~6.0 million people (31.3 million more people live in California).
This to-scale comparison of Missouri vs. California uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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