State size comparison
Mississippi is around the same size as Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania is approximately 116,075 sq km, while Mississippi is approximately 121,489 sq km, making Mississippi 5% larger than Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, the population of Pennsylvania is ~12.7 million people (9.7 million fewer people live in Mississippi).
This to-scale comparison of Pennsylvania vs. Mississippi uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.