Everything really is bigger in America: The 11 U.S states that dwarf the UK (with one that's SEVEN TIMES larger)

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The saying goes that 'everything is bigger in America' and a new infographic puts the country's sheer size into perspective by showing how individual states dwarf the UK.
In total there are 11 U.S. states that are bigger than Britain, including Alaska, Texas, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California and Michigan.
According to the map, Alaska is more than seven times the size of the UK, which covers 93,627.8 square miles and comprises four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Mapped out: In total there are 11 U.S. states that are bigger than Britain, including Alaska, Texas, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California and Michigan
Mapped out: In total there are 11 U.S. states that are bigger than Britain, including Alaska, Texas, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California and Michigan
Oil-rich Texas is almost three times the size of the UK, while sunny California is almost twice as big.   
Montana is 56 per cent larger, New Mexico 29 per cent and Arizona 21 per cent.
Another sizable state in America's west is Nevada, which is 17 per cent bigger than the UK.

11 U.S. STATES THAT ARE LARGER THAN THE UK

 1. Alaska is equal to 7.05 UKs
2. Texas is equal to 2.86 UKs
3. California is equal to 1.74 UKs
4. Montana is equal to 1.56 UKs
5. New Mexico is equal to 1.29 UKs
6. Arizona is equal to 1.21 UKs 
7. Nevada is equal to 1.17 UKs
8. Colorado is equal to 1.11 UKs
9. Oregon is equal to 1.04 UKs
10. Wyoming is equal to 1.03 UKs
11. Michigan is equal to 1.03 UKs








 Oil-rich Texas is almost three times the size of UK, while sunny California is almost twice as big. Meanwhile, Montana is 56 per cent larger
Oil-rich Texas is almost three times the size of UK, while sunny California is almost twice as big. Meanwhile, Montana is 56 per cent larger
According to the map diagram, Alaska is more than seven times the size of the UK, which covers 93,627.8 square miles and comprises four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
According to the map diagram, Alaska is more than seven times the size of the UK, which covers 93,627.8 square miles and comprises four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
The mountainous state of Colorado is 11 per cent bigger than Britain, while Oregon - which is the only state that has an official state nut (the hazelnut) - covers less ground at 4 per cent.
Wyoming, home to Yellowstone National Park, is three per cent bigger than the UK, as is the lake-ridden easterly state of Michigan.
The new infographic created by travel site Globehunters overlays each American state on top of the UK to highlight the size difference.
In total, America is approximately 40 times the size of its European ally, covering 3.8 million square miles.   
New Mexico is 29 per cent larger than the UK and Arizona 21 per cent. Another sizable state in the west of America is Nevada, which is 17 per cent bigger, while the mountainous state of Colorado is 11 per cent
New Mexico is 29 per cent larger than the UK and Arizona 21 per cent. Another sizable state in the west of America is Nevada, which is 17 per cent bigger, while the mountainous state of Colorado is 11 per cent
Oregon, which is the only state that has an official state nut (the hazelnut), is four per cent bigger than Britain. Wyoming, home to Yellowstone National Park, is three per cent bigger than the UK, as is the lake-ridden easterly state of Michigan

Oregon, which is the only state that has an official state nut (the hazelnut), is four per cent bigger than Britain. Wyoming, home to Yellowstone National Park, is three per cent bigger than the UK, as is the lake-ridden easterly state of Michigan

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