It’s easy to forget how large the US is compared to other countries. Not only is the country as a whole larger than most other countries in the world, but also most states are the size of several European countries altogether. The UK is a perfect example: 11 US states could fit the whole United Kingdom inside them. Some of them, several times.
In case you just became curious about this or just need to know the facts to throw in at social events and parties, this infographic put together by Globehunters is for you. How many times could the UK theoretically fit into the US biggest states? They did the math and added some maps to it.