68 Countries Compared To The United States

Maps are deceiving. You see, the surface of a sphere cannot be represented as a plane without some form of distortion. Since the 1500s, scientists have been developing algorithms that would help transform the globe into something flat and to do this, they use a method called projection. There is no right or wrong way to do it, everything depends on the purpose of the map. But while every projection of our world preserves one thing, it messes up the other. Area, shape, direction, bearing, distance, and scale are the main properties map makers are constantly juggling. Most people usually look at the Mercator projection. It’s the one Google Maps uses.

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Population: 34,940,837

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Population: 41,657,488

I think everything south of roughly Nebraska is desert.

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Population: 44,694,198

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Population: 23,470,145, and all trying to buy a house in Melbourne it seems

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Population: 8,793,370

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Population: 159,453,001

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Population: 11,570,762

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Population: 208,846,892

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Population: 17,925,262

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Population: 1,384,688,986

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Population: 48,168,996
It took me about 12hrs to get from Medellin to Bogota by bus…

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Population: 85,281,024

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Population: 4,270,480
One of the coolest-shaped countries, like a Needler from Halo.

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Population: 99,413,317

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Population: 6,187,271
Will trade for New Jersey.

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Population: 108,386,391

The beacons of Gonder are lit!

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Population: 5,537,364

May or may not exist.

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Population: 67,364,357

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Population of the country of Georgia: 4,926,087

Population of the US State of Georgia: 10,519,475

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Population: 80,457,737

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Population: 10,761,523

I think Sparta was somewhere in the far western bit of Virginia.

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Population: 10,788,440

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Population: 9,825,704

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Population: 343,518

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Population: 1,296,834,042

Expected to pass China in population within a few years. Stripped bit near Winnipeg is occupied by China.

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Population: 262,787,403

More than half the population is on that one island running from northern New Mexico to central Oklahoma. The big island in the upper Great Plains and that thing in the Atlantic are mostly jungle.

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Population: 83,024,745

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Population: 40,194,216

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Population: 5,068,050

Ireland’s population peaked at over 8 million in the 1840s before the famine.

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Population: 8,424,904, including Golan Heights and East Jerusalem. Unclear if this includes West Bank settlements.

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Population: 62,246,674

Giving South Carolina the boot.

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Population: 126,168,156 and 1 Godzilla

Bullet train will take you from Tokyo, Arkansas to Osaka, Texas in about 2.5hrs

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Population: 18,744,548

Smaller population than the state of New York

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Population: 48,397,527

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Population: 25,381,085

(Not really best Korea)

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Population: 51,418,097

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Population: 6,754,507

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Population: 605,764

Population of the District of Columbia (the square-ish thing in the middle): 702,455

Gray area north of Waldorf is probably the urbanized area of Luxembourg’s capital city.

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Population: 25,683,610

Ports: closed.

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Population: 3,103,428

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Population: 34,314,130

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Population: 17,151,228

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Population: 4,545,627 people and about 30,000,000 sheep

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Population: 203,452,505

Some projects have Nigeria passing the US in population (currently ~320m) around 2050, when both countries will have about 400m people.

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Population: 5,372,191

aka, Occupied West Sweden

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Population: 207,862,518

This may seem like a massive country, but it’s right next to India with 1.2 billion people.

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Population 3,800,644

The canal runs roughly from Pittsburgh to Panama City.

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Population: 31,331,228

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Population: 105,893,381

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Population: 38,420,687

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Population: 10,355,493

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Population: 2,363,569, unknown number enslaved building World Cup stadiums

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Population: 21,457,116

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Population: 142,122,776

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Population: 33,091,113 subjects of the Baron Harkonnen

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Population: 55,380,210

South Africa has three capitals. Their legislature meets in Cape Town, their president and executive administration are in Pretoria, and their supreme court is in Bloemfontein, roughly south-central Kansas.

Imagine if the US Congress met in Denver, the Supreme Court met in Kansas City, and the President and the departments were in Chicago.

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Population: 49,331,076

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Population: 10,040,995

That’s a lot of vikings.

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Population: 8,292,809

I wish Maryland had scenery like that…

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Population: 19,454,263, unclear how this factors in the refugee situation, if at all.

Much of the western 2/3rds is desert.

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Population: 68,615,858

Traveling by train from Chiang Mai to the southern border near Jacksonville took about two days, with a transfer in Bangkok, but it was well worth the time

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Population: 81,257,239

*Constantinople

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Population: 43,952,299

IIRC, the Russian-occupied part in the east is roughly New Jersey, Delaware, and a bit of Pennsylvania

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Population: 9,701,315

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Population: 65,105,246

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Population: 1,000

aka Holy See

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Population: 31,689,176, unclear how many are still in Venezuela

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Population: 97,040,334

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