California is about 3.8 times bigger than Tennessee.

Tennessee is approximately 106,752 sq km, while California is approximately 403,882 sq km, making California 278% larger than Tennessee. Meanwhile, the population of Tennessee is ~6.3 million people (30.9 million more people live in California).
This to-scale comparison of Tennessee vs. California uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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