State size comparison
North Carolina is about 1.4 times smaller than Missouri.
Missouri is approximately 178,414 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 70.71% the size of Missouri. Meanwhile, the population of Missouri is ~6.0 million people (3.5 million more people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of Missouri 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.