Each state elects two senators, while seats in the House of Representatives are apportioned by state according to population, with each state receiving a minimum of one representative. Like North Dakota, the geographical elements do not allow for mass urban settlement. Yet, when we discuss population, Wyoming—the 10th largest state by area—comes in with the smallest population. The US area is about half the size of Russia or more than twice the size of the European Union. Percentages for states are determined from the version of the count that excludes territories (21,729,124 million). It ranks 49 th on the list, with 734,002 residents. When talking about land area, Rhode Island ranks as the smallest. Like California, the state's high number of representatives in the Lower House (36) is due to its large population. USA stands at third position with 9.834 million km square area. The United States of America is the third largest country in terms of area in the world. Alaska has the largest land area in the United States followed by Texas and California. Ranked list of Mexican states; Last edited on 27 September 2020, at 01:30. Eight (8) states have over 100,000 square miles of … If the territories are included, the total is 21,845,847 million. Despite covering 75,885 square miles, there is only an average of 12 people per square mile. The nation state consists of 50 states and one capital district (District of Columbia). Every state in the Union is bound by the same Constitution, but states aren't always equal. Find out which states make up a bigger part of the union than the rest (in terms of area). ^ This excludes the U.S. territories. This page was last edited on 27 September 2020, at 01:30 (UTC). With a total size of 665,384 square miles, Alaska is more than … The 50 US States Ranked By Population The size of the state places it as the 16th largest in terms of land area, though the population is relatively sparse in comparison. Rank State Area (km 2) % of total Comparable country 1 Amazonas 1,559,159.1 18.31 Mongolia 2 Pará 1,247,954.7 14.65 Angola 3 Mato Grosso 903,366.2 10.61 Venezuela 4 Minas Gerais 586,522.1 6.89 France (mainland) 5 Which state is the absolute largest state in the US? States Ranked by Population Density (people per square mile of land area) See the Area Measurement section of the U.S. Census’s Census 2000 Geographic Definitions page for definitions of Size… ^ Percentage is out of a separate United States GDP total which includes the U.S. territories (21,845,847 million). Alaska is the largest, by a long shot. Size-Wise. Alaska is called “The Last Frontier,” and with good reason: Though it is the largest, almost half of it is also unpopulated. Texas. A. The states come in all different sizes and shapes. The United States is made up of 50 individual states that vary greatly in size. B. 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