State size comparison
Illinois is around the same size as Georgia.
Georgia is approximately 149,976 sq km, while Illinois is approximately 143,961 sq km, making Illinois 95.99% the size of Georgia. Meanwhile, the population of Georgia is ~9.7 million people (3.1 million more people live in Illinois).
This to-scale comparison of Georgia vs. Illinois uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.