State size comparison
North Carolina is around the same size as Alabama.
Alabama is approximately 131,426 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 95.99% the size of Alabama. Meanwhile, the population of Alabama is ~4.8 million people (4.8 million more people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of Alabama vs. North Carolina uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.