State size comparison
North Carolina is about 1.4 times smaller than Washington.
Washington is approximately 172,348 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 73.2% the size of Washington. Meanwhile, the population of Washington is ~6.7 million people (2.8 million more people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of Washington 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.