Illinois is about 1.4 times smaller than Minnesota.

Minnesota is approximately 206,189 sq km, while Illinois is approximately 143,961 sq km, making Illinois 69.82% the size of Minnesota. Meanwhile, the population of Minnesota is ~5.3 million people (7.5 million more people live in Illinois).
This to-scale comparison of Minnesota vs. Illinois uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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