State size comparison
North Carolina is about 2.3 times smaller than Arizona.
Arizona is approximately 294,312 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 42.87% the size of Arizona. Meanwhile, the population of Arizona is ~6.4 million people (3.1 million more people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of Arizona 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.