State size comparison
North Carolina is about 1.7 times smaller than Kansas.
Kansas is approximately 211,900 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 59.54% the size of Kansas. Meanwhile, the population of Kansas is ~2.9 million people (6.7 million more people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of Kansas 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.