State size comparison
North Carolina is about 5 times bigger than Maryland.
Maryland is approximately 25,314 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 398% larger than Maryland. Meanwhile, the population of Maryland is ~5.8 million people (3.8 million more people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of Maryland 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.