State size comparison
Georgia is around the same size as Illinois.
Illinois is approximately 143,961 sq km, while Georgia is approximately 149,976 sq km, making Georgia 4% larger than Illinois. Meanwhile, the population of Illinois is ~12.8 million people (3.1 million fewer people live in Georgia).
This to-scale comparison of Illinois vs. Georgia uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.